CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Four Chambersburg residents died and a girl was in critical condition Sunday morning after a car ran off Wayne Avenue in Chambersburg, according to Chambersburg police and the Franklin County coroner.
Felix J. Perez-Cenas, 24; Dorian M. Sanchez-Reyes, 25; Tomas A. Ramirez, 18; and Cecilia M. Ramirez, 22, all died of blunt-force trauma, according to a news release from coroner Jeffrey R. Conner’s office.
A female juvenile, who also was in the car, was flown to Penn State Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pa., where she was in the operating room, in critical condition, as of 10:30 a.m. Sunday, police said.
“It was a very, very bad accident,” Chambersburg Police Chief David J. Arnold said.
No pedestrians were hurt in the accident, Arnold said.
The four people who died were all unrestrained occupants of a 2000 Infiniti that was going west in the 500 block of Wayne Avenue shortly after 2 a.m. Sunday, according to the coroner’s news release. The driver passed another westbound vehicle at a high rate of speed, lost control and ran off the north berm in the 400 block of Wayne Avenue, according to the coroner’s news release.