Officials identify woman killed by vehicle in Oelwein parking lot

A 20-year-old woman sustained “significant” but not life-threatening injuries after being...
A crash in Oelwein.(AP File Photo)
Updated: May. 11, 2021 at 9:29 PM CDT
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OELWEIN, Iowa (KCRG) - Authorities have identified the person killed in an Oelwein parking lot on Tuesday evening.

According to the Iowa State Patrol, Jacqueline K. Lensing, 54, of Oelwein, was killed after being hit by a car leaving the lot while she was crouching down in front of the vehicle.


One person was killed after a sport-utility vehicle hit them in a parking lot on Tuesday evening, according to law enforcement officials.

At around 5:55 p.m., the Iowa State Patrol was sent to a report of a collision between a car and a person at the American Legion post in Oelwein, located at 108 First Street SW. Deputies believe that a person was crouched in front of a 2014 Ford Explorer in the parking lot, who was hit when the vehicle attempted to leave its parking spot.

The person was killed by the vehicle, and their name has not yet been released.

The Oelwein Police Department assisted in the emergency response.

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