A police officer was killed after a truck hit his motorcycle at Laxmirhat in Debiganj upazila of Panchagarh on Tuesday night.
The deceased was identified as Dulal Chandra Roy, 42, son of Holeshwar Chandra Roy, hailing from Tepriganj village of the upazila.
He was an assistant sub-inspector at Thakurgaon Sadar police station.
Md Rabiul Hasan Sarker, officer-in-charge (OC) of Debiganj police station confirmed the matter.
He said the ASI's motorcycle was rear-ended by the truck on Boda-Debiganj road while he was returning Debiganj home from Thakrugaon, leaving him dead on the spot.
Police seized the truck but the driver managed to flee the scene, the OC added.
BDST: 1216 HRS, NOV 25, 2020