Police said an unidentified vehicle hit the youth on Dhaka-Mymensingh highway near Airport police box in the early hours of Tuesday.

Later, he was rescued and taken to the emergency department of Dhaka Medical College and Hospital where a doctor declared him dead.

Airport Police sub-inspector Jewel Mia said the identity of the deceased was known from his national identity card.

Rahimul came to Dhaka in search of a job, said one of his relatives.

The body has been kept at DMC morgue for autopsy.

Efforts are underway to identify the killer vehicle, the SI added.

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