Lebanon woman struck by tractor-trailer dies

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LEBANON, Pa -- A Lebanon County woman is dead after she was struck by the rear wheels of tractor-trailer in Lebanon on Saturday.

Police were dispatched to the area between North 9th and Mifflin Streets at around 2:00 a.m.

48-year-old Ermelinda Plaza of Lebanon was struck as the driver of a tractor-trailor was slowly trying to pass a group causing a disturbance.

The driver of the truck is cooperating with the police investigation.

Police say several witnesses left the scene and ask that anyone who witnessed the accident to call the Lebanon City Police Department at (717) 272-2054.