KERRVILLE, Texas -

The wife of a longtime Kerr County commissioner was hit and killed by a van after leaving church over the weekend.

According to a report in the Kerrville Daily Times, Vickie Oehler -- wife of County Commissioner Bruce Oehler -- was hit by the van outside Hunt United Methodist Church after Sunday's services.

She was taken by helicopter to a hospital in San Antonio where she later died.

Kerr County sheriff's deputies have turned the investigation over to the Department of Public Safety.