Texas Roadhouse Founder Kent Taylor Dies After Struggle With 'Post-COVID-19' Symptoms

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Texas Roadhouse founder and CEO Kent Taylor died by suicide last week after experiencing symptoms related to COVID-19, including severe tinnitus. The restaurant chain he launched in 1993 now has more than 600 locations across the U.S.

Taylor, who gave up his salary last year to support front-line restaurant workers, is being remembered as a "people-first leader." He died by suicide last week at age 65.

(Image credit: Ron Bath/Texas Roadhouse via AP)