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