Tag Archives: Jason Ravnsborg

South Dakota AG Was Reading Far-Right Site On His Phone At Time Of Crash, Victim’s Glasses Found In Car

USA Today reports: North Dakota investigators were skeptical that South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg didn’t know he fatally struck a pedestrian on the night of Sept. 12, 2020. According to video footage from two separate interviews between investigators and Ravnsborg, made public Tuesday by the South Dakota Department of Public Safety, authorities found the reading glasses of Joe Boever …

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Minor Charges For SD Attorney General In Fatal Crash

The Daily Beast reports: South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg will, in fact, be criminally prosecuted for killing a man with his car last fall. But the top law-enforcement official in the state ducked more serious felony charges in connection with the fatal crash. On Thursday, a Hyde County prosecutor broke more than five months of silence after the Sept. …

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SD Attorney General Now Claiming He Was “Distracted” When He Fatally Struck Pedestrian And Left The Scene

CBS News reports: South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg was “distracted” before he drove onto a highway shoulder where he struck and killed a pedestrian in September, state Secretary of Safety Craig Price said Monday. Price said 55-year-old Joseph Boever was walking on the side of the road and displaying some type of light on the night of Sept. 12 …

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South Dakota AG’s Fatal Crash Story Keeps Evolving

The Rapid City Journal reports: The attorney general said in a statement today that he and the local sheriff searched a crash scene after he thought he hit a deer Saturday night but they both missed spotting the pedestrian he had hit and killed. Jason Ravnsborg said he used Hyde County Sheriff Mike Volek’s personal vehicle to drive home to …

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South Dakota AG Hit Pedestrian, Reported Hitting Deer

The Rapid City Journal reports: South Dakota’s attorney general reported hitting a deer Saturday night but actually hit and killed a man whose body wasn’t discovered until the next morning, the Department of Public Safety said Monday morning. The release does not say if Ravnsborg stopped to confirm that he hit a deer or inspect his vehicle for damage. It …

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GOP South Dakota AG Involved In Fatal Car Crash

The Daily Beast reports: South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem called a surprise press conference on Sunday evening to announce that the state attorney general, Jason Ravnsborg, had been involved in a fatal car crash the night before. Details were scant but Ravnsborg released a statement saying, “I am shocked and filled with sorrow following the events of last night. As …

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