Telangana techie, celebrating birthday, killed in road accident in US

Pothnak Pradeep, his wife Kathika and their friends had driven to the lake to celebrate his birthday and were returning when the car reportedly lost control, flipped over and fell into a ravine. Four others, including his wife, were injured in the incident.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published:July 3, 2017 2:25 pm
 Software engineer death, Pothnak Pradeep, Techie death, Telangana techie death This photograph was uploaded by Pradeep on Sunday. (Source: Facebook)

A software engineer from Telangana was killed in a car accident on Sunday while driving home to Greensboro, North Carolina, after picknicking at Sutton Lake, West Virginia, with his family, reported Telugus Today. Pothnak Pradeep, his wife Kathika and their friends had driven to the lake to celebrate his birthday and were returning when the car reportedly lost control, flipped over and fell into a ravine. Four others, including his wife, were injured in the incident. Pradeep had previously mentioned the trip on Facebook.

Pradeep, who hails from South India, completed his schooling from Rishi High School at Bhongir after which he received a computer science engineering degree from Malla Reddy Engineering College in Hyderabad. He moved to the US eight years ago. P Murali, his father, is a BJP councillor from Bhongir Municipality which is 48 kilometres from Hyderabad.

Pradeep, 28, had taken to Facebook ahead of his birthday to inform his friends he’d be celebrating the day at Sutton Lake. His family back in India was informed of his death last night around 8.00 pm.

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    N K
    Jul 3, 2017 at 5:01 pm
    Death is certain but un timely death is very painful to parents, family and friends. May GOD give them enough strength to bear the irreparable loss. Hare Krishna.
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      Sankaran Krishnan
      Jul 3, 2017 at 3:57 pm
      Is it due to drunken driving that the person who drove lost his control or due to high-speed and anyhow the human life is lost due to negligence and now the the family is the sufferer due to this tragic accident !!! If Lessons are learnt the Indians residing at USA and other Foreign Countries they will drive within their limits and sa uard their own lives !!!
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        ishu gupta
        Jul 3, 2017 at 7:12 pm
        My friend, dont be judgmental on somebody's death. Dont pass your comments because of hate in your heart. You were not present at the time and place of accident. You dont know the traffic /weather and road conditions. Also, It has nothing to do with the indians staying abroad. Even the USA citizens also have accident and die. Please be a littile courteous in the future for dead.
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          sridhar
          Jul 4, 2017 at 12:07 am
          Don't post about anything you are not sure. The drive way they are coming through is of all mountains. There are several accidents that take place in those drive ways. sometimes taken utmost care, accidents might happen. You do not need to show any sympathy or condolences, but do not accuse false statements with which you are not completely aware of.
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          Dc
          Jul 3, 2017 at 3:00 pm
          One more bites the dust.
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