Not saying they shouldn’t have been better at assessing the man’s health after wrangling him on a stovetop tarmac, but I don’t think you can chalk it up to “this officer is too stupid to check a vital.”
He was responsive inside the cruiser and lost consciousness. After they realized he lost consciousness, they pulled over to get him out of the car and check on him. At that point, they handed him off to paramedics, who pronounced him dead later on in the day.
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