TDP senior leader MVVC Murthy dies in car accident in US

ANI United States Oct 03, 2018, 07.44 PM(IST)

MVVC Murthy. Photograph:( ANI )

Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MLC MVVC Murthy has died in a car accident in Alaska, United States. Murthy was director of GITAM University also.

Murthy's family members learnt about his death around 3 am on Wednesday.

Five people including Murthy were travelling in a car when they met with the accident. 

While four of them died, one person survived with injuries. The incident took place after the car they were travelling in collided with a truck.

TDP general secretary Nara Lokesh condoled Murthy's death and tweeted, "The sudden demise of senior leader & MLC MVVS Murthy Garu is a devastating loss to the party and family. An unwavering champion for education & employment creation, he touched many lives with his deep compassion and empathy. His was a life well-lived!" Lokesh tweeted. 

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Murthy, a former TDP MP, had gone to the USA to attend GITAM alumnus function in California