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Texas Roadhouse Founder Commits Suicide Due To COVID-19 Aftereffects

Kent Taylor, 65, the founder and chief executive of the Texas Roadhouse restaurant chain, died by suicide after suffering from post-Covid-19 symptoms including severe tinnitus, the company and his family said in a statement. Taylor founded Texas Roadhouse in 1993 with the goal of an “affordable, Texas-style” restaurant. He went on to open 611 locations in 49 states, and 28 international locations in 10 countries. Taylor remained active in operations, including personally picking songs for the jukeboxes.

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