South Dakota Attorney General told 911 he hit ‘something’ in fatal crash (Audio)

October 14, 2020

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg told a 911 dispatcher that he had hit “something” in the middle of the road the night that he struck and killed a pedestrian.

State officials gave an update on the investigation into the Sept. 12 crash, releasing a 911 call recording and toxicology report.

Here is Ravnsborg’s 911 call to the Hyde County Sheriff’s Office in the moments following the crash…

Go Watertown · Call The attorney general killed 55-year-old Joseph Boever, who lived near Highmore, South Dakota.
The attorney general killed 55 year-old Joseph Boever on U.S. Highway 14 just west of Highmore. 
Ravnsborg was driving home to Pierre after attending a Republican Party fundraiser in Redfield earlier in the evening. 

Officials said the toxicology report taken roughly 15 hours after the crash showed no alcohol in Ravnsborg’s system.