UPDATE (2:41 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 5): Kentucky State Police say the families of two juveniles killed in a car crash Tuesday night have been notified.

Troopers say the victims were teenage boys, but will not be releasing their names or ages due to being underage.


UPDATE (10:05 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 5): The two juveniles killed in a crash on Tuesday night were students at West Carter High School.

Carter County Schools posted a statement on Facebook saying that they were deeply saddened to learn of the students’ deaths.

He also says – in addition to the resources they had at the school today – they have plans to provide more help to students and anyone else who needs it.

“We will have grief counselors and others on site on Monday – which is our first day back from fall break. We’re also having a football game on Friday night and we will have people on staff who are available prior to the game.”

Dr. Paul Green, Carter County Schools Superintendent

CARTER COUNTY, KY. (WOWK) – Two juveniles died in a single-vehicle accident Tuesday night.

Kentucky State Police tells 13 News the accident happened around 9:50 p.m. on Route 2 in the Olive Hill area.

KSP says the driver was traveling at high speeds when the car hit a rock embankment, then overturned. The passenger was ejected from the vehicle.