A middle-aged man was killed as a recklessly driven truck crashed into a bicycle he was riding at Swarupnagar village in the district town on Thursday morning.
The deceased was identified as Jaidul Islam,50, a resident of Nayalabhanga area in Shibganj upazila.
Mostafa, sub-inspector of Sadar Police Station, said a speeding truck ran into the bicycle Jaidul was riding on the Chapainawabganj-Rajshahi Highway in the area at about 9:30am, leaving him dead on the spot.
Police recovered the body and sent it to hospital morgue for an autopsy.
Police also seized the killer truck but its driver managed to flee the scene.
A case was filed in this connection.