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Saturday, December 1, 2007

Black Man Tased now Dead over Loud Radio

A 21-year-old man died Sunday night after a routine traffic stop over a loud radio became a confrontation in which an officer used his Taser gun three times before getting the driver into custody.Police said an officer pulled over an SUV driven by Christian Allen about 7:45 p.m. near the Bikini Beach club at Mayport Road and Pioneer Drive.According to Jacksonville Sheriff's Office Assistant Chief Rick Graham, Allen got out of the car, pushed Officer D.R. Hurley and began to run. A passenger in the vehicle also ran.

Fatal traffic stop in Mayport

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