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The Beef Industry Lost 3 Great Cattlemen In South Dakota Plane Crash

  Three cattlemen and pilot die in plane crash in South Dakota. 

Three men from longtime South Dakota ranching families and a former South Dakota State University (SDSU) football star died in a plane crash that was discovered April 28.

Nick Reimann, Logan Rau and Brent Beitelspacher were returning from a Texas cattle sale in a plane piloted by D.J. Fischer when the crash occurred. Reimann, 33, Rau, 25, and Beitelspacher, 37, come from prominent ranching families in north central South Dakota.

"This is a sad story for South Dakota ranching families," said John Sullivan, a Dunlap, IA, rancher who runs Sullivan Supply and Stock Show University, where Reimann was a teacher.

To read more about this tragic accident, click here.


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