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Arizona CEO Fired After Calling Rideshare Driver Racial Slur

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The CEO and founder of an Arizona organic fertilizer company says he was fired after he was caught on camera using a racial slur against an African American driver of a ride-hailing service.

Founder Hans Berglund was caught on video Friday cursing at 25-year-old Uber driver Randy Clarke.

The driver asked the man to sit in the back seat and offered to refund him if he didn't want to sit there.

A video shows Berglund started to curse at Clarke.

Berglund says he was fired after a company investigation and the general manager was named interim CEO.

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