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Joseph Boever, 55, killed in pedestrian collision involving driver Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg in Hyde County, South Dakota
South Dakota’s attorney general struck and killed a man while driving on Saturday night, a death that was discovered after he initially told police he had hit a deer, the South Dakota Department of Public Safety said Monday.
South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg said in a statement late Monday that he realized he had struck and killed a man walking along a rural stretch of highway only after returning to the scene the next day and discovering the body.
South Dakota attorney general with history of speeding says he thought his vehicle struck and killed a deer but it was a man
Ravnsborg said Sunday he was “shocked and filled with sorrow.” He released a second statement on Monday night detailing his account of the accident, saying it was necessary to dispel rumors.