By: KDKA-TV News Staff

GREENSBURG, Pa. (KDKA) — An 18-year-old was hit and killed by the driver of a tractor-trailer along Route 119 in Westmoreland County.

Police say Brandon Peterson was hit Tuesday by the tractor-trailer, which was traveling south in the right lane. Law enforcement says Peterson’s vehicle, a Ram 2500, was disabled on the right shoulder, and he had stepped out onto the shoulder when he was hit.

The driver of the tractor-trailer remained on the scene, police say.