The trial of South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg of Yankton on charges he’s facing in a fatal 2020 crash could begin as early as August. At a status hearing Wednesday, the Judge says he’s aiming for the trial to begin in August or early September.
Ravnsborg’s attorney Tim Rensch requested 60 more days, citing the need to review key pieces of evidence, including interviews. Hyde County Deputy State’s Attorney Emily Sovell urged the court to move ahead with the trial. Ravnsborg is facing several misdemeanor charges in last September’s crash which killed Joseph Boever who walking walking along a highway near Highmore when he was struck and killed.