UPDATE: Judge says Ravnsborg trial could start in late summer

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PIERRE, S.D. (KELO) — During a brief status hearing on Wednesday morning, a South Dakota judge announced when a trial involving the state’s Attorney General could take place.

Jason Ravnsborg faces accusations of traffic violations in the September 12 death of pedestrian Joe Boever at Highmore.

Most parties involved in the case participated in the hearing by telephone. ⁦

The judge scheduled a second status hearing for Ravnsborg in early July and said a trial would be in August or early September.

KELOLAND’s Capitol News Bureau reporter Bob Mercer was at the hearing, along with Boever’s cousin.


Published 7:23 a.m.

A status hearing is expected to get underway this morning for the fatal crash involving South Dakota’s Attorney General.

Jason Ravnsborg faces three misdemeanor charges for his driving on the night he hit and killed Joe Boever on the shoulder of a Hyde County highway.

Typically during a status hearing, a judge will find out how the case is progressing, if there’s a plea bargain, or if the case will go to trial.

We will have a reporter in the courtroom and will bring you the latest on the case today on KELOLAND News and KELOLAND.com.

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