- Associated Press - Thursday, June 9, 2016

CODY, Wyo. (AP) - Authorities say three motorcyclists were killed and two others were seriously injured when a pickup crashed into the group of riders west of Cody.

Wyoming Highway Patrol Trooper Blain Mollett says the truck crossed the center line of U.S. Highway 14-16-20 and crashed into the motorcyclists just east of the Shoshone National Forest boundary Thursday afternoon. The truck sideswiped two motorcycles, injuring those riders. It then crashed head-on into three more motorcycles.

A motorcyclist who was at the front of the group was not hit.

The Powell Tribune reports (http://goo.gl/yma5By ) the two people who were injured were flown by helicopter to a hospital in Billings, Montana.

Investigators have not released the names of anyone involved.

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Information from: Powell (Wyo.) Tribune, http://www.powelltribune.com

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