When Ohio police caught a drunk Hispanic man pulled over on the side of the road, they inexplicably took the 22-year-old to a Taco Bell five miles away. He was walking on the highway when he was hit by a car and killed, according to Newser.com.
Now, local authorities are facing a federal civil rights lawsuit over what Uriel Juarez-Popoca's family calls a "perverse joke" by police about Juarez-Popoca's Mexican roots.
The family, represented by a leading civil-rights lawyer, is suing the Delaware County Sheriff's office, as well as individual officers, including a state highway patrolman, Newser.com reports.
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