Three children and a woman are dead after they were tossed from a farm tractor crash.

An older-model farm tractor was pulling a flatbed, open utility trailer.

Twelve individuals were riding in the trailer. 

when the operator of the tractor traveled off the roadway and over an embankment, causing the tractor and trailer to roll

State police said the crash happened on Furnace Road in Lower Chanceford Township around 11 a.m. Friday.

state police, said three children were transported by helicopter to hospitals

The road is closed while police investigate.

Reed said,The identities of the children who died were not immediately available.