The identity of the deceased could not be immediately confirmed, UNB quoted Gopalganj Fire Service deputy assistant director Abul Kalam Azad as saying.

Fourteen workers, all passengers of the three-wheeler, were returning home from their workplace.

When the vehicle was passing through the rail crossing at Katamdarasto, Tungipara Express hit the three-wheeler, leaving five workers dead on the spot and injuring five others at 9pm.

The injured were admitted to upazila health complex.