Big Lake Man Charged in Fatal Crash 06 Jun 12

Charges say a 19-year-old Big Lake man was dueling with another car when he crashed into a motorcycle and killed two people last April.

Cody Moen was charged Tuesday in Sherburne County with two counts of criminal vehicular operation. He remains in jail.

Reports say Moen was trying to overtake another car when he spun off the gravel shoulder and crossed the median into the path of a motorcycle.

The driver of the motorcycle, 31-year-old Brien Wickham of Big Lake, and his 26-year-old passenger, Jacquelyn Lee of Ramsey, died in the collision.

Moen was treated at a hospital for injuries and released after the crash. He was arrested Monday.

The crash that happened on Sherburne County Road 17, just south of U.S. Highway 10 in Big Lake Township.

Authorities say Moen was driving north on County Road 17 at 95 mph when he passed a vehicle, lost control and swerved into the path of the motorcycle that Wickham was driving.