Agra March 29 (PTI) In a tragic incident, four students were killed last evening as the car they were travelling in, plunged into a 20-feet-deep open drain, veering off then road at a sharp turn at Sikandra Industrial Estate here, the police said today. Also Read - Hyundai Set to Launch i20 in Middle of Next Year, Car's Unveiling at Auto Expo 2020

Identified as Gaurav, Yogendra, Jyoti and Sakshi, all local students studying in various educational institutions lost their lives as the car sank into the stinking muck with the youths trapped inside it, the police said. Also Read - Ford Mustang Mach-E electric SUV unveiled, comes with a range of up to 300 miles

On being informed of the incident, the industrial area police post in-charge Umaid Ali, rushed to the accident site and jumped into the drain in a brave bid to save the students, trapped in the car, but by the time they were extricated with the help of local industrial workers, it was too late. Also Read - Hyundai Sonata hybrid electric car uses solar roof for charging, just like the Lightyear One

They were rushed to a nearby hospital but were declared “brought dead.” The police said the four were travelling in a Hyundai i10 which lost control at the turn near the drain and plunged into it.

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