A police officer who has been identified as inspector Foster Ampomah met his untimely death this morning as he was knocked and killed by a cargo truck.
The incident happened at Nante Zongo on the Kintampo-Techiman road at about 6am this morning while the deceased officer was on duty with other colleagues.
Awudu Sumaila aged 30, driver of the Daf truck with registration number GE 7562-14 and his mate who were traveling to Kumasi from Bolgatanga knocked down the officer on reaching a section of the road at Nante Zongo, killing him on the spot.
The body has been removed and deposited at the Kintampo Municipal Hospital for autopsy and preservation.
The driver is currently in police custody assisting in investigations.