In a road mishap, an Assam police constable identified as Siddhartha Pratim Sarma (28) died on Thursday night when the bike he was riding lost control and hit a roadside pole before falling in to a ditch.
He was rushed to the Udalguri civil hospital, where he was declared brought dead.
He was a resident of Milanpur area of Tangla town in Udalguri district.
He was returning from Bhairabkunda when the mishap took place.
His friend Ashim Nath, who pillion riding, was also injured in the accident and is undergoing treatment in a private hospital in Amingaon in Kamrup district. He is stated to be out of danger.