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Paralyzed in line of duty in 1991, Polk County Deputy Seversen dies

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The Polk County Sheriff's Office announced the death of former Deputy Sheriff Mike Seversen. Severson was permanently paralyzed after he was shot on April 19th, 1991 while assisting the Burnett County Sheriff's Department.

Deputy Seversen died at his home Monday at the age of 50. His death is classified as a line of duty death. A full honors law enforcement funeral will be held at the St. Croix Falls High School on Saturday, April 19th at 2:00 p.m., with visitation from 11:00 a.m., until the time of the funeral.

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