Reports state distracted driving caused a four-vehicle crash on Route 194 in York County that killed two women Thursday evening.
The rear-seat passenger in one of the vehicles, Arlene M. Fulk, was pronounced dead at the scene by Chief Deputy Coroner Claude Stabley.
Fulk, 84, of Hazleton was not wearing her seat belt, according to the reports, and an autopsy is scheduled for Saturday at Lehigh Valley Hospital.
The front-seat passenger in one of the vehicles, Mary Fedorick, was flown from the crash, which occurred about 6:45 p.m., to York Hospital, where she died at about 8:45 p.m.
Fedorick, 53, of Hazleton was wearing her seat belt, and an autopsy is scheduled for Saturday at Lehigh Valley Hospital.
Fedorick is the daughter of Fulk.
Alan S. Fedorick, 56, of Hazleton, and his two passengers, Mary Fedorick and Fulk, were stopped in the southbound lane on Baltimore Pike Road attempting to turn left onto Bermudian Church Road in a 2014 Kia Forte, according to a Pennsylvania State Police news release.
Marissa D. Chance, 35, of McSherrystown was driving a 2008 Jeep Cherokee behind Alan Fedorick when she took her eyes off the road and hit the rear end of Fedorick's vehicle, the release states.
Fedorick's vehicle rotated into the northbound lane and was struck by Harold G. Luckenbaugh, 77, of Spring Grove, who was driving north in a 1994 Ford F-150. Fedorick's vehicle was then pushed into a 1968 Mercury Cougar driven by Andrew M. Storm, 43, of East Berlin, who was waiting to turn onto Baltimore Pike Road, police said in the release.
Pennsylvania State Police is investigating the incident.
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