A motorcycle driver and his passenger were killed after being run over by a truck on Khulna city bypass road in the district yesterday evening.
The identities of the deceased, both aged around 24-25 years, could not be known immediately.
The incident took place around 9:30pm when the motorcycle driver lost control and the vehicle slipped under a truck, leaving them both dead on the spot, said police quoting witnesses.
On information, police went to the spot and recovered the bodies, and sent those to Khulna Medical College Hospital for autopsy, said Enamul Haque, officer-in-charge of Harintana Police Station.
The truck driver managed to flee, the OC also said, adding that police are trying to locate the truck.