Three men and two women were killed, and a woman was critically injured as the three motorcycles they were riding struck a van in Lancaster County Sunday afternoon.
About 5 p.m., the bikes - all Harley Davidsons - were headed north in the 1600 block of Lancaster Road (Route 72) in Penn Township. Somehow, they collided with a taxi van based in Harrisburg, police said.
Five victims were pronounced dead at the scene.
According to Penn Township Police, they were Linda and Samuel Lapp, both 48, of New Holland; Dennis Wilhelm Jr., 43, and Amy Wilhelm, 50, of Lancaster; and Joshua Pennington, 27, of East Earl, Lancaster County.