The deceased has been identified as Banchhanidhi Sethi (60) of Jiliba village under Belaguntha police limits in the district.
As per reports, the incident occurred when Banchhanidhi was returning home from morning walk. He reportedly died on the spot.
In another incident, a woman, identified as Sabita Pasrida of Banka village of Ganjam district, sustained severe injuries in an elephant attack this morning.
Sources said that three women had gone to a nearby pond to take bath when a tusker attacked Sabita, leaving her critically injured.
The locals rescued Sabita in a critical condition and rushed her to Sub-Divisional Hospital in Bhanjanagar. The incident created havoc among the locals.
The herd reportedly destroyed standing crops of the nearby villages at Buguda forest range under Ghumsur South division in the district.
On Monday, a tusker of the herd died after coming in contact with a live wire near Lathiguda village under central forest range in Ghumsur North division in the district.