The man wanted to take a picture of the animal.
An elephant in the Indian state of West Bengal trampled the man who had parked on the side of the highway your car to photograph the animal, according to local TV channel NDTV.
The incident occurred on Thursday in the vicinity of the city Jalpaiguri: a 40-year-old employee of the Bank Sadiq Rahman stopped the car on the way to work, to take the picture which took place near the elephant. According to eyewitnesses, seeing the man, the animal came into a rage and attacked him.
It is noted that Rahman was not able to evade the attacks of the animal, and from the received wounds has died on the spot.
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“Elephants are not something strange in these places, they cross the highway every day. The General rule is that no one should leave their vehicle, driving past”, commented the employee of the forest service.
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