An Indian student, hailing from Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh was killed in a road mishap in Illinois, United States. The victim identified as Sai Kumar Adluri was pursuing masters in electrical engineering at Northern Illinois University.
As stated by the Times of India, the car accident took place on early Sunday morning when the victim’s car was hit by a different car from behind killing Sai Kumar on the spot. According to Indian Students Association, Sai Kumar was assumed to graduate in December 2017.
Nicknamed as an ‘energetic cricketer’ by his friends, Sai Kumar represented the university in the midwestern championships. The Indian Students Association has also set up a go fund me page to gather funds to help send the body back to India.
Telangana state NRI affairs minister K T Rama Rao’s help has been solicited for sending the body to India. Similarly, Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu also Union Minister for External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj have also been requested for help.