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Student from AP killed in road mishap in US

Hyderabad: An Indian student, hailing from Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh was killed in a road mishap in Illinois, US. The victim identified as Sai Kumar Adluri was pursuing masters in electrical engineering at Northern Illinois University.

As reported by the Times of India, the car accident took place on early Sunday morning when the victim’s car was hit by another car from behind killing Sai Kumar on the spot. According to Indian Students Association, Sai Kumar was supposed to graduate in December 2017.

Nicknamed as an ‘energetic cricketer’ by his friends, Sai Kumar represented the university in the mid western championships. The Indian Students Association has also set up a gofundme page to raise funds to help send the body back to India.

Telangana state NRI affairs minister K T Rama Rao’s help has been sought for sending the body to India. Similary Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu and Union Minister for External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj have also been appealed for help.