Competency exams next for 3 teens in rock-throwing death

Kyle J. Anger, one of five defendants being charged as an adult, listens Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 in Genesee District Court in Flint, Mich., as Genesee District Judge William H. Crawford approves motions for competency evaluations for three of the five teenagers, who face charges for second degree murder after Kenneth White was killed when a large rock was thrown from an overpass and smashed through the vehicle he was riding in. The five defendants range in age from 15 to 18. (Jake May/The Flint via AP)

FLINT, Mich. - A judge has ordered mental competency exams for three of five Michigan teens charged in the death of a man who was struck by a rock while travelling on Interstate 75.

The evaluations ordered Thursday will delay the case until Jan. 11. The five are charged with second-degree murder.

Ken White died when a rock thrown from an I-75 overpass on Oct. 18 in Genesee County crashed through a windshield and killed him. He was a passenger in a van.

A judge ordered mental evaluations for 18-year-old Kyle Anger, 16-year-old Mark Sekelsky and 15-year-old Trevor Gray.

Police said at least 20 rocks were found on I-75 in Vienna Township, 80 miles (130 kilometres) north of Detroit. Other cars were damaged.

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