A constable was killed when a truck ran him over on Dhaka-Sylhet highway at Khariala in Ashuganj upazila early Wednesday.
The deceased was identified as Syed Hossain, 58, son of Mir Ahmed of Rangunia upazila in Chattogram district.
A team of three policemen, including Syed, was on patrol in Ashuganj Toll Plaza area.
In the dead of night, a goods-laden truck hit Syed while crossing the road on foot, leaving him dead on the spot.
The body was sent to a local hospital morgue for autopsy.
Source: United News of Bangladesh