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Vt police sued in Taser incident

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The girlfriend of Macadam Mason is suing police over his death.

Mason, 39, died outside his Thetford home in June, minutes after being Tased by a Vermont state trooper.

Mason's live-in girlfriend, Teresa Davidonis, is suing the state police and the trooper who Tased Mason. She says Mason was an epileptic and was suffering from a mental episode when police Tased him in the chest.

Davidonis is seeking unspecified damages and wants the state police to change their stun gun policy.

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