Buxar: A Station House Officer of Industrial Area police station was killed when he was run over by a speeding truck in Buxar district, police said here.

The incident occurred at 10 p.m. on Thursday when Saifullah Khan was patrolling Veer Kunwar Singh Bridge connecting Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, they said.

Policemen accompanying Khan chased the truck but the truck driver managed to give a slip to them.