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Two children killed in farming accident identified

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY, Ind.--Police have released the identities of the two young children killed in a farming accident on Tuesday afternoon.

Jaylin Hochstetler, 5, and his brother Kenton Hochstetler, 3, died from blunt force trauma injuries, the Kosciusko County Sheriff's Office said.

According to deputies, a semi driven by a 26-year-old Nappanee man began to pull forward after being loaded with grain when it struck the Hochstetlers, who were believed to have been under the trailer. 

The incident occurred at a farm in the 5000 block of W 1350 around 1:45 p.m.

Both children were pronounced dead at the scene.

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