Pair of 3-year-olds killed in Ky. school bus crash

October 31, 2012 - 9:33 AM
Bus Overturns

This image taken from video provided by WHAS-TV shows a school bus wreck on Boone Road in Carrollton, Ky. Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. Carroll County Coroner David Wilhoite says there's been a fatality in the wreck in which the bus turned over with children on board. (AP Photo/WHAS-TV)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police say the two children who were killed in a school bus crash were both 3 years old.

Police identified the young victims from Monday's crash as Ryder Deitz and Caroline Tuttle, both of Carrollton.

Police say the boy and girl were pronounced dead at the scene after a Carroll County school bus carrying students home from the Head Start preschool program overturned and crashed into a tree.

Nine children, all preschoolers, were on board along with two adults. Five children remain hospitalized.

The crash occurred on a narrow country lane in Carrollton and remains under investigation.