One person killed in fatal crash north of Hermosa

HERMOSA, S.D. — One person was killed in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 79 north of Hermosa Thursday afternoon.

A 2009 Peterbilt 320 garbage truck was northbound on Hwy. 79 when it began a right-hand turn onto Daughenbaugh Road. A 2007 Toyota RAV4 was also traveling northbound and rear-ended the garbage truck.

The 56-year-old female driver of the RAV4 was pronounced dead at the scene. The 32-year-old driver of the garbage truck was not injured.

South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

Names of those involved are have not been release pending notification of next-of-kin.


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