IPOH - Two Tapah Prison officers were killed while another was seriously injured in an accident along the Tapah-Changkat Petai Road.
The accident occurred as the duo were heading towards Langkap at 9.20am yesterday.
Tapah OCPD Supt Somsak Din Keliau said the driver of the Honda they were travelling in lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a palm oil tree on the left side of the road.
He said the front seat passenger, Mohamad Firdaus Husin, 20, died on the spot, while the driver, Mohamad Yusof Ahmad, 23, and back seat passenger Muhamad Izwan Mat Alias, 24, were rushed to the Tapah Hospital.
"Mohamad Yusof died at 12.40pm at the hospital."