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One killed in Kurigram road accident

A man was killed in an accident on the Phulbari-Nageshwari road in Dharmapur area under Phulbari upazila of the district today.

The deceased was identified as Kanu Chandra Sen, 65, son of late Ashutosh Chandra Sen, resident of Dharmapur village of Kashipur union of the upazila.

The accident occurred as a Nageshwari-bound speeding pickup van from Phulbari hit Kanu Chandra Sen when he was crossing the road around 10:30 am this morning, leaving him seriously injured, officer-in-charge (OC) of Phulbari Police Station Fazlur Rahman told BSS.

Locals rescued him and admitted to Nageshwari upazila Health Complex, where on-duty doctor declared him dead, he said.

Police seized the pickup van but its driver and helper managed to flee the scene, the OC added.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha