A man and his wife were killed as their car plunged into a ditch in Mohadevpur upazila of the district this noon.
The deceased were identified as Shimul, 30, hailed from Manda upazila and his wife Zinia, 25.
Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Mohadevpur Thana Azam Uddin Mahmud said the accident occurred as Shimul lost his control over the steering near Latahar Bridge in Nowhata area on the Naogaon-Rajshahi Regional Highway while heading towards Naogaon. Shimul and Zinia died on the spot, the OC added. Police recovered the bodies after breaking the glass of the car and handed over those to their families.