India, April 16 -- Three people including a woman died after their car fell into a gorge on early Tuesday morning in Uttarakhand's Tehri Garhwal district. The bodies of the three have been recovered and sent for post-mortem examination to a nearby government hospital, said police.

The deceased have been identified as Mahadev Prasad, 45, Jyoti Prasad, 40, and Rajpati Devi, 37.

The accident took place around 9 am on Tuesday on the Gangotri highway near Maithiyali area of the district which falls under the revenue police's control.

According to the Tehri Garhwal control room, all the three of them were residents of Chapda village of Tehri Garhwal and were going to Dehradun. Jyoti and Rajpati were husband and wife.

While they were on thei...