The 73-year-old man who was seriously injured after a tusker trampled him at Kolihalli in Tumakuru taluk on Monday died early on Tuesday.
Venkatachala Murthy was going to the construction site of his house near his field at Kolihalli when the tusker attacked him and trampled him, around 7.30 a.m. He had sustained serious injuries and was shifted to a private hospital in Tumakuru. He was on ventilator.
He failed to respond to the treatment and died around 11.30 a.m. on Tuesday. The body was sent to Tumakuru district government hospital for post-mortem.
Deputy Conservator of Forests Girish visited the family of the deceased and said compensation of ₹7.5 lakh would be given in a day or two and ₹2,000 per month would be given for five years to the family.