Lincoln bus driver hits man before dragging him off the bus

LINCOLN, Neb. (WOWT) - A Lincoln, Neb., city bus driver has been fired after surveillance video showed him repeatedly punching a passenger.

The incident happened March 23rd. After stopping the bus, 43-year-old Troy Fischer punched the 40-year-old passenger and dragged him off the bus.

The city's Public Works and Utilities Department, which runs StarTran, said Fischer notified his supervisor that he was having trouble with a passenger. The supervisor instructed Fischer to let the passenger leave voluntarily or call police. In the video, Fischer tells his supervisor that he put the passenger off the bus and "it wasn't pretty."

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