A former captain of Bagerhat district cricket team was killed in a road accident on Mazar-Muniganj road in Kuliadair area of Bagerhat Sadar upazila on Saturday.
The deceased was identified as Rezwanul Islam Ridu, 36,son of Sheikh Abdur Razzak of Badekarapara village in Sadar upazila.
He was rushed to Bagerhat Sadar Hospital where doctors declared him dead, he said
The truck was seized but the driver and the helper managed to flee.
Preparations are underway to file a case, the OC said.