DETROIT (AP) -- Detroit police say a 20-year-old Burger King employee who was arguing with a customer punched the 67-year-old man, who fell and later died.
Police tell WJBK-TV the punch Thursday night may have caused the older man to choke on his dentures. The unidentified victim died at a hospital. An autopsy is pending to determine a cause of death.
Authorities said it was not immediately clear why the two were arguing. The restaurant worker is in custody and could face criminal charges.
Burger King spokeswoman Denise Wilson said Friday that company officials were aware of the incident and the franchise owner was cooperating with police.
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