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Jason Ravnsborg pleaded no contest to misdemeanor charges, avoiding jail time despite complaints from the victim's family that he was being too lightly punished for actions they called "inexcusable." Dirk Lammers/AP hide caption

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South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg, pictured in 2019, is facing impeachment proceedings and calls to resign after the release of new details about the September 2020 car crash in which he fatally struck a pedestrian. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg says he initially believed he'd hit a deer the night of the crash. It wasn't until the next day, when he drove back to the scene of the incident, that he discovered the body of 55-year-old Joe Boever, whom he'd fatally struck. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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