A 42-year-old software engineer with roots in Andhra Pradesh, Vallabhaneni Harish, died in a freak mishap in Pittsburgh, US on Wednesday, while he was repairing his car.
It was reported that he opened the bonnet of his car to check the engine, and the car accidentally ran over him when he was looking at the engine attempting to repair it.
His car suddenly jumped when he pulled the accelerator cable and he was crushed between his car and a tree. He sustained severe injuries and died on the spot.
Harish, hailing from the Mudinepalli village in Andhra, had been living in Pittsburgh since 2004 with his wife, son and daughter.
Earlier he worked in Hyderabad after completing his engineering course and later settled in Pittsburgh. According to reports he was planning to return to Mudinepalli by the end of December.