Sylhet Office : A female student of Sylhet MC College was killed as a speeding truck ran over her near Hetimganj market in Gopalganj municipality on Friday.
The deceased was identified as Sheuli Akhter Rimi, 21, daughter of Noman Ali of Ghoshgaon area in the municipality and also a second-year student.
Family sources said Rimi and her brother were going to Sylhet sadar riding on a motorcycle around 2pm.
Suddenly, Rimi fell down from the motorcycle as their vehicle jerked after falling in a hole in the road. Within seconds of time, the speeding truck ran over Rimi, leaving her dead on the spot.
AKM Fazlul Haque Shibli, officer-in-charge of Gopalganj Model Police Station, said police managed to seize the truck but its driver managed to flee the scene.