Linn County authorities have now filed vehicular homicide charges against an area woman, involved in a 2017 accident in which 2 people died.


On Sept. 29th at about 11:30pm, the Linn County Sheriff was called to the intersection of Highway 151 and Wright Brothers Blvd, northeast of Walford. 23-year-old Brianna Stastny tried to pass another vehicle when she collided head-on with a vehicle driven by 43-year-old Darla Moander of Cedar Rapids.

Moander was pronounced dead at the scene; Stastny's passenger, 22-year-old Kaelonnie Moore of Cedar Rapids, also died at the scene. Stastny was treated for her injuries at University Hospitals in Iowa City.

Following the investigation, a warrant for Stastny's arrest was issued; she was taken into custody on Sunday (Aug. 5). Stastny faces four charges of Vehicular Homicide; she is being held in the Linn County jail.