A Marion County family was involved in a two vehicle accident on the Bluegrass Parkway in Hardin County Sunday, March 25th, that left two children dead. According to Kentucky State Police 36 year old George Michael Smith of Lebanon was operating a mini-van when a tire blew out causing the vehicle to enter the median, overturn and then slide into the oncoming lane of the parkway where it was struck by an oncoming Buick Enclave. State police say a 4 year old female and 3 year old male in the mini-van were pronounced dead at the scene. State police say Smith and three other passengers in the mini-van, 27 year old Crystal Lynn Shipp of Gravel Switch along with a 2 year old female and 1 year old female were all taken to the hospital and listed in stable condition. No injuries were reported in the Buick Enclave.