Goodyear Worker Dies after Being Tased

By: 13 News
By: 13 News

The Shawnee County Sheriff's Office confirmed Monday it is investigating the death of a Goodyear employee who died after being tased by deputies.

The Sheriff's Office said it was called to the Goodyear plant at about 11:17 pm Saturday. Goodyear security officers told deputies they were trying to keep an employee from leaving the plant because they thought he was unable to safely drive.

The employee resisted officials and a deputy tased the man, who then became unresponsive. He was taken to a hospital where he later died.

The coroner's office is investigating to determine the cause of death.


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