A college student was killed when his motorbike hit a stranded truck in Baneshwar area on Rajshahi-Dhaka highway under Puthiya Upazila in the district on Friday noon.
The deceased has been identified as Navidul Islam, 19, son of Nazrul Islam of Raghurajpur village under the same upazila. He was a first year HSC student at Baneshwar Government Degree College.
Locals rushed him to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital where the attending doctors declared him dead.
Mofakkarul Islam, Officer-in-Charge of Paba Highway Police, said reckless motorbike driving might be the cause behind the accident.