A man was killed after being run over by a train at Zamubari Pakihana area in Badarganj Upazila of the district on Monday.
The deceased was identified as Bimol Chandra Roy, 40, a resident of Bhullarhat area in Hatibandha Upazila of Lalmonirhat district.
Badarganj Railway station master Nur Alam said, the accident took place when a Lalmonirhat bound local train from Parbatipur hit Bimol while he was walking along the rail track. Bimol died on the spot around 6.20 am.
Iddris Ali, Sub Inspector of Rangpur Railway police station, said that they detained Shyamal Chandra, brother-in-law of the deceased, for arranging funeral without taking permission.