“Kent Taylor, founder and CEO of the Texas Roadhouse restaurant chain, has died. He was 65. His family and the company say he took his own life after suffering from symptoms related to COVID-19, including severe tinnitus.
“Taylor’s family and the company on Sunday confirmed his death in a statement.
“Tinnitus is a common condition involving ringing or other noises in one or both ears. Experts say the Coronavirus can exacerbate tinnitus problems.
““Kent battled and fought hard like the former track champion that he was, but the suffering that greatly intensified in recent days became unbearable,” the statement said.
“Taylor recent committed to funding a clinical study to help military members suffering with tinnitus, the statement said.”
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