A man tragically died during a taco eating contest in California’s central valley, and now his son wants the owner of the organization that organized him to pay.
Marshall hutchings is suing Fresno Sports and Events, the company that owns the Fresno Grizzlies minor league baseball team, for hosting what he calls an inherently dangerous amateur taco-eating competition in Chukchansi Park in 2019 … during which his father died.
In the documents, obtained by TMZ, Hutchings claims that her father, Dana, he was not warned or informed about the risks involved in devouring as much food as possible in a short period of time … and as a result, he began to choke on “chewed and unchewed” taco scraps.
Hutchings says people tried to save him with CPR and a defibrillator, before paramedics arrived to take Dana to the hospital … where he was pronounced dead.
Hutchings claims FS&E didn’t have to hold such an event with rookies, because he says eating professional food is serious business and requires preparation and training on the part of the participants … insisting that average youth are not equipped to compete. in a safe way. Simply put, Hutchings claims that the event was too dangerous and that the company did not take the proper steps to carry it out, which ended up costing a life.
Hutchings is suing for wrongful death and is asking a judge to award him significant damages. Fresno Sports had no comment.