South Dakota House votes to impeach AG for killing a man in his car and then telling police he hit a deer

Screengrab: AG Jason Ravnsborg being questioned by police

By Morgan Phillips, Daily Mail

South Dakota attorney general Jason Ravnsborg was impeached Tuesday for a 2020 car crash where he killed a man in a hit-and-run but told police he thought he’d hit a deer.

Jason Ravnsborg, 45, was impeached a year-and-a-half after killing Joseph Boever, 55, on September 12, 2020 while Boever was walking along a highway near the small city of Highmore.

Ravsnborg, a Republican, was the first official to be impeached in South Dakota history. He will be temporarily removed from office until his Senate trial. Two-thirds of the state’s upper chamber must vote to convict for him to be removed from office.

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