South Dakota Attorney General involved in deadly crash


SIOUX FALLS, S.D (NewsNation Now) — South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg was involved in a fatal crash, said Gov. Kristi Noem on Sunday.

The accident happened about 10:30 p.m. Saturday in Hyde County on Highway 14, authorities said. One person has died.

Law enforcement is working to identify the deceased. South Dakota Highway Patrol will run the investigation and the Secretary of Public Safety Secretary Craig Price will oversee the investigation and report directly to Gov. Kristi Noem.

The Attorney General’s office released the following statement from Ravnsborg:

I am shocked and filled with sorrow following the events of last night. As Governor
Noem stated, I am fully cooperating with the investigation and I fully intend to
continue do so moving forward. At this time I offer my deepest sympathy and
condolences to the family.


NewsNation affiliate KELO and The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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