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'Punk'd' Victim Lauren Conrad Gets Set Up in Fake Rescue Effort

October 19, 2011 (9:14 am) GMT
The former star of 'The Hills' looks worried when she is tricked into believing that a woman is stuck in a trash compactor truck, but is relieved when Dax Shepard reveals that it's just a prank.

has become the latest victim of revived prank show "". The 25-year-old reality star was leaving King's Road Cafe in Los Angeles after a lunch with a female friend a few days ago when she was led into thinking that a woman was stuck in the trash compactor of a passing garbage truck.

Looking genuinely worried, the former star of MTV's "Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County" helped alert the truck driver to stop. Donning a white tank top paired with long skirt, the author of "L.A. Candy" trilogy even gave a hand on the fake rescue effort where people unloaded bags of recycling from the vehicle.

It was not until came to the scene and approached her that Conrad realized she got punk'd. The blonde beauty looked relieved when 's partner on the original "Punk'd" reassured her that no one had really been in danger, and the two shared a hug.

Before Conrad, "Punk'd" had earlier claimed as its victim. was reportedly very involved during the filming of the scenes which were said to be featured in the first episode of the revamped show.

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