A 23-year-old tractor driver died in a road accident near the Suvarna Soudha in Hire Bagewadi village in Belagavi district on Wednesday.
Mahaveer Huded died when his tractor that was filled with stones crashed into a tipper. The tractor fell into a roadside ditch and the driver was caught under it.
Though villagers tried to pull him out, they could not. He died on the spot. The police used a crane to remove the two vehicles and clear the road for traffic.
A case has been registered.