Pedestrian killed in Sherpur road accident

A young man was killed after being run over by a three wheeler at Nokla upazila in Sherpur district on Monday evening.The accident took place at around 5.30pm in Kharjan Purbapara area under Gonopoddi union in the upazila.

The deceased was identified as Ripon Miah, 20, son of Kalu Miah, a resident of the area.According to locals, a speeding shallow-engine-run trolley ran over Ripon from the behind while he was returning home from a shop on foot. He died on the spot.Nokla Police Station officer-in-charge Mohammad Riyad Mahmud said being informed, police recovered the body and seized the vehicle from the spot, however its driver managed to flee from the scene.Legal actions are underway in this regard, the OC added.

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