Iron Range Man to Undergo Mental Evaluation

By KBJR News 1

Iron Range Man to Undergo Mental Evaluation

May 21, 2012 Updated May 21, 2012 at 4:54 PM CST

Virginia (Northland’s NewsCenter) – The Iron Range man who led police on a high speed chase that resulted in a State Trooper opening fire on the suspect's vehicle, has been ordered to undergo a mental evaluation.

33-year old, Kevin Michael Korte faces felony charges including use of deadly force against a police officer, second degree assault with a dangerous weapon and fleeing anofficer in a vehicle.

The charges stem from an incident in which Korte hit a mailbox and then rammed and disabled a state patrol vehicle.

After that he led officials on a high speed chase through Virginia.

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