Fired StarTran bus driver pleads not guilty to assault

By: Megan Palera
mpalera@klkntv.com

A former StarTran bus driver accused of beating up a passenger pled not guilty in court Tuesday.

43-year-old Troy Fischer is charged with misdemeanor assault. The March 23 incident was all caught on camera. Fischer is seen beating a rider more than a dozen times before dragging him off the bus.

Fischer was fired in April.