Jodi Zenti was pronounced dead at the scene and taken to the Midwestern Medical Examiner’s office.
PRINCETON, Minn. – An Allina Health doctor died in a car accident on Friday.
The incident occurred around 8 a.m. on Friday in Princeton near Highway 169.
Officials received a call about a medical emergency in a vehicle. Jodi Zenti, 57, reported that the driver of the vehicle she was in had stopped responding.
The officers located the crashed vehicle in the middle of Rum River Drive South.
Preliminary investigations by the police indicate that Zenti got out of the car to provide the driver with medical care. However, when she got out to provide assistance, she was hit by the vehicle and pulled.
The 63-year-old driver from Blaine, Minnesota, was treated at Princeton Fairview Hospital and is cooperating with the investigation, police said.
Zenti was pronounced dead at the scene and taken to the Midwestern medical examiner’s office.
Allina Health released the following statement regarding the doctor’s death:
Our condolences go to Dr. Jodi Zentis family and friends. Dr. During her more than 25 years at Allina Health, Zenti has done everything for her patients and colleagues. She will be greatly missed by her patients and colleagues.