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Truck driver involved in deadly crash identified

Authorities have identified the driver of a concrete truck involved in a fatal crash at 120th and Giles Road on Wednesday as Austin Holloway, 20, of Fremont.

The crash happened around 12:30 p.m. Michael Dearden and Phillip Hertel, both 23, were killed in the crash. Holloway escaped the wreckage and was taken to the hospital for a checkup.

Investigators say Dearden and Hertel were in a car stopped at the intersection when the truck driven by Holloway turned southbound off of Giles, toppled over and crushed the victims' vehicle.

The La Vista Police Department continues investigating the circumstances of the crash.

The truck involved belonged to Consolidated Concrete and the company put out this statement on Thursday:

“We at Consolidated Concrete are currently investigating the accident which occurred yesterday near 120th & Giles Road. While we do not know any details, our thoughts and prayers go out to everyone involved. "