Angul, June 19: A tusker has trampled a woman to death in Angul on Sunday.
The mishap took place at the Khairaberini village under the Chhendipada Forest Range in the morning.
The deceased has been identified as Sailabala Dehury.
Sources said that Sailabala was going to her farmland through the village forest in the morning. Meanwhile, she fronted an elephant all of a sudden and tried to leap forward. However, the elephant threw her with its tusks and crushed her fiercely.
Being alerted on her alarms, locals rushed to the spot to rescue her but in vain. She died on the spot after a severe bleeding.
Being informed police and forest officials visited the spot and initiated an investigation into the matter.