South Dakota Lawyer Basic Jason Ravnsborg stated he realized he had struck and killed a person strolling alongside a rural freeway solely after returning to the scene the following day and discovering the physique, reports the Associated Press. The state’s prime legislation enforcement officer stated he initially thought he hit a deer whereas driving residence from a Republican fundraiser Saturday night time. He’s below investigation by the South Dakota Freeway Patrol. Ravnsborg stated he instantly known as 911 after the crash and that he didn’t notice he had hit a person till he returned the following morning and located him whereas searching for the animal he thought he had hit.
Authorities recognized the sufferer as Joseph Boever, 55, who had crashed his truck in that space earlier and was apparently strolling towards it when he was hit. Ravnsborg stated he was “shocked and crammed with sorrow.” Ravnsborg stated he was driving to his residence some 110 miles away when his car hit one thing he believed was a big animal. After Hyde County Sheriff Mike Volek arrived, the 2 males surveyed the injury and crammed out paperwork for his automotive to be repaired, the lawyer basic stated. “At no time did both of us suspect that I had been in an accident with an individual,” Ravnsborg stated.