Iowa woman injured in crash with a cow

Published 8:50 am Monday, September 4, 2023

A Lime Springs, Iowa woman was injured late Saturday evening after hitting a cow.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Amy Lynn Tienter, 44, suffered non-life threatening injuries when the Nissan Altima she was driving collided with the cow, which was standing on Highway 56 in LeRoy Township, at around 10:12 p.m.

The vehicle then collided with a Chevy Cruze driven by Austin’s Jolee Ann Nelson, 28. Nelson was uninjured. Both vehicles were traveling northbound on Highway 56.

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Tienter was transported to Regional Health in Cresco, Iowa.

The Mower County Sheriff’s Office, LeRoy Ambulance and LeRoy Fire Department responded.