The accident occurred around 4:00am when the speeding lorry hit Masud on the Dhaka-Mymensingh road in Abdullahpur during his night duty, leaving him dead on the spot, said Md Yasin Gazi, inspector (Investigation) of Uttara West police station.

The body was sent to Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College and Hospital morgue for an autopsy, he added.