(Eds: Adds CM's condolence) Kolkata, Sep 11 (PTI) A senior officer of West Bengal Police and two others were killed when their car hit a stranded truck in Hooghly district on Friday.
Police said Commanding Officer of 12th Battalion of State Armed Police, Debasree Chatterjee died after her vehicle hit a stranded truck from behind at Dadpur in the early hours of Friday.
Apart from Chatterjee, her bodyguard Tapas Barman and driver Manoj Saha were brought out from the twisted vehicle and taken to Imambara Hospital, Chinsurah where all three were declared brought dead.
The cause of the mishap was being investigated.
Chatterjee was on her way to Kolkata when the mishap occurred, they said.
Condoling Chatterjee's death, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said the 45-year old officer had reached her post with her dedication, sincerity and hard work.
'She had done commendable work to prevent human trafficking and got international recognition,' the CM said.
'We have lost an efficient police officer,' Banerjee said. PTI SUS RG RG