An upazila primary education officer was killed in a road accident in the district town of Maijdee in Noakhali on Friday.
The deceased was identified as Jasim Uddin Sheikh, primary education officer of Sadar upazila.
Police and witnesses said the accident occurred around 11 am when a CNG-driven auto-rickshaw hit his rickshaw in front of Maijdee Girls Academy School. At that time, he fell from rickshaw and received serious head injuries.
Locals first took him to 250-bed Noakhali General Hospital where doctors referred him to Dhaka. However, he died in Cumilla on the way to Dhaka.