A 35-year-old man was trampled to death by an elephant in the hill district of West Karbi Anglong on Thursday, the police said.
Rajkishor Chouhan went with others to drive out a herd of wild elephants creating havoc near their No. 5 Nawaibil village for the past few days.
The elephants were destroying standing crops and damaging houses, the police said.
One of the elephants trampled Chouhan to death.