Motorcyclist dead after crash with moose in northern Minnesota

Motorcyclist dead after crash with moose in northern Minnesota Click to Enlarge

Big Falls, MN (KFGO) - A motorcyclist is dead after a crash with a moose in northern Minnesota's Koochiching County.

The state patrol says around 1:30 p.m. Saturday, the motorcycle was northbound on Highway 6 when it struck a moose that was crossing the road.

The driver, 66-year-old Gary Vansickle of Milaca, Minnesota died. He was wearing a helmet.

The crash happened about 20 miles south of Big Falls near County Road 5.

It is unclear what happened to the moose.

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