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UPDATE: Names of people involved in fatal garbage truck accident identified

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Published: Mar. 8, 2021 at 11:06 AM CST
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HERMOSA, S.D. (KOTA) - The woman who died after rear-ending a garbage truck near Hermosa last week has been identified.

Authorities identified Rebecca Conca, 56, of Hermosa, and Jeremy Larson, 32, of Sturgis were involved in the crash.

Larson was driving a 2009 Peterbilt 320 Garbage Truck was turning right on Daughenbaugh Road when the Conca, who was driving a 2007 Toyota Rav4, rear-ended the garbage truck, the Highway Patrol said. This happened around 2:30 p.m. on March 4 near Hermosa on Highway 79.

Conca was pronounced dead at the scene and her seatbelt use is unknown. Larson was wearing a seatbelt and was not injured.

The State Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

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