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PIERRE — The South Dakota Senate on Tuesday convicted Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg in an impeachment trial over a 2020 car crash in which he killed a pedestrian.

The conviction triggers immediate removal from office. A vote was pending on a second impeachment charge, as well as whether Ravnsborg should be barred from future office. (Editor's note: The South Dakota Senate voted affirmatively on the second impeachment charge and to bar Ravnsborg from holding any public office in the future).

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