UPDATE: Woman hit and killed by tractor trailer identified

LEBANON, Pa. (WHTM)- Police have named the woman who was hit and killed by a tractor trailer around 2 a.m. Saturday.

Police say Ermelinda Plaza, 48, was the victim in the incident that happened on N. 9th and Mifflin Streets. Police responded when they were called for a disturbance and pedestrian struck.

The rear trailer tires of a tractor-trailer reportedly killed Plaza as the driver slowly passed the group that was causing the disturbance.

Police say the driver of the truck is cooperating with the investigation.

According to the police report, several witnesses fled after Plaza was struck.

Police are requesting anyone who witnessed the incident to call the Lebanon City Police Department at 717-272-2054.

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