Willmar woman injured in semi rollover Thursday near Renville

A Willmar woman was airlifted to St. Cloud Hospital after the semi she was driving rolled over near Renville.

Rollover accident

RENVILLE — Stephanie Jenson, 42, of Willmar, was injured after the semitractor she was driving rolled over around 11:41 a.m. Thursday about two miles northeast of Renville in Crooks Township, according to a Renville County Sheriff's Office news release.

According to the release, Jenson was traveling westbound on 840th Avenue in a 2005 Peterbilt semi when she moved over for a tractor pulling a spreader.

The passenger side tire of the Peterbilt went off the side of the road, causing the semi to roll over. Jenson was not wearing her seatbelt and suffered moderate injuries, according to the news release.

Jenson was transported to Olivia Hospital by Renville Ambulance. She was later airlifted by North Air Care to St. Cloud Hospital.

The Renville County Sheriff’s Office, Minnesota State Patrol, Renville Fire Department and Renville Ambulance responded to the scene.

Mark Wasson has been a public safety reporter with Post Bulletin since May 2022. Previously, he worked as a general assignment reporter in the southwest metro and as a public safety reporter in Willmar, Minn. Readers can reach Mark at
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