KAZHAKOOTTAM: A footpath traveller died at Kazhakoottam bypass after she was hit by a car on Friday. The dead has been identified as Anitha (50), a resident of Vipanchika bhavan at Kulathur Karimanal Pullukadu Settlement colony.
The incident happened at 5:30 in the morning at Kazhakoottam-Kovalam bypass while she was crossing Kulathur road. Hit by the car, she fell onto the road and got severely injured. Though she was shifted to Medical College hospital, she succumbed to her injuries. She was on her way to work when the mishap occurred.
Anitha was unmarried and living with her mother and brother. The body has been kept at Medical college hospital mortuary.