South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem held a press conference Sunday night to announce that Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg had been involved in a fatal vehicle crash at approximately 10:30 p.m. Saturday night in Hyde County, near Highmore.
Secretary Craig Price of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety provided limited information regarding the investigation being conducted by the South Dakota Highway Patrol....
Shortly after Noem’s press conference Ravnsborg said in a statement, “I am shocked and filled with sorrow following the events last night. As Governor Noem stated, I am fully cooperating with the investigation and I fully intend to continue to do so moving forward. At this time, I offer my deepest sympathy and condolences to the family.”
Ravnsborg, 44, was elected as South Dakota Attorney General in 2018.