January 23, 2021

Man struck by South Dakota AG’s car died from vehicle impact, initial autopsy confirms

Preliminary autopsy results confirmed the man struck by South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg’s car died of trauma from a pedestrian being hit by a vehicle, officials announced Tuesday.



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Ravnsborg said in a September statement that he called 911 and searched a ditch with Hyde County Sheriff Mike Volek using a cell phone flashlight after he believed he hit a large animal around 10:30 p.m. on Sept. 12. The two men missed the body of Joseph Boever, a 55-year-old man who was killed in the collision and found the next morning.

The state’s Public Safety Cabinet Secretary Craig Price said Tuesday that early autopsy results from Ramsey County Minnesota confirmed Boever died of trauma consistent with a pedestrian motor vehicle crash.

Ravnsborg called 911 on the evening of Sept. 12, but a blood sample wasn’t given to authorities until the next day at roughly

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Autopsy finds L.A. deputies shot Black man 16 times for riding bicycle in wrong direction

In this Sept. 22, 2020, file photo, attorney Benjamin Crump, at podium, speaks alongside members of Dijon Kizzee’s family during a news conference in Los Angeles.

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A Black man shot and killed by Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies was wounded 16 times in the front and back, according to an autopsy that doesn’t shed any light on whether he was on the ground when he was shot.

Dijon Kizzee, 29, had four “rapidly life-threatening wounds” to the heart, lungs, liver and left kidney, according to the autopsy report that was supplied to The Associated Press on Friday. The autopsy was conducted on Sept. 2.

Three of the shots were to his chest and one to the upper centre of his back, according to the report, which listed the cause of death as multiple gunshot wounds and the manner of death as homicide by law enforcement.

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