Investigation shows Ravnsborg was distracted during fatal accident

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – State officials held a news conference today to say the investigation into a fatal crash on Sept. 12 near Highmore involving Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg is continuing.

Department of Public Safety Secretary Craig Price says they are releasing more information.

Price says Ravnsborg was distracted at the time of the accident.

The body of 55-year-old Joe Boever (beaver) was found in the ditch along Highway 14 west of Highmore the following morning.

Price says they are continuing the investigation.

Price says they are still waiting on the final autopsy and toxicology reports.