Kasaragod: In an unfortunate incident, a tapping worker died after he slipped and fell on the knife he was carrying. The deceased is Kasaragod native KM Joseph.The mishap happened on Tuesday morning when Joseph was going to work with his wife Elsy. He tripped on a stone and fell on the knife he was holding. It pierced through his chest. Though he was rushed to a nearby hospital by the locals after hearing the screams of Elsy, he could not be saved. He is survived by his children Soniya and Sijo.