Tragic: 2 Children Killed, 5 Injured in Kentucky School Bus Crash

The wreckage of a Carroll County Head Start school bus is wrapped around a tree after an accident on Boone Road on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 outside Carrollton, Ky. Kentucky State Police say two pre-school-aged children were pronounced dead at the scene on the narrow country road in northern Kentucky. A trooper says the bus carrying nine children headed home from the pre-school program Head Start flipped on its side yesterday and struck a tree. (Credit: AP)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (TheBlaze/AP) — Kentucky State Police say the two children who were killed in a tragic 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.