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Protester hit by car in Mercer County now facing charges

FARRELL, Pa. — A protester who was hit by a car during a George Floyd protest in Farrell, Mercer County, is now facing charges, WFMJ-TV reported.

Jason Howell, 45, of Sharpsville, is charged with recklessly endangering another person, disorderly conduct and obstructing highways.

The protest during which Howell was hit happened June 5.

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Amanda Hogenmiller, the 33-year-old woman who drove through the crowd of people and hit Howell, was previously charged with recklessly endangering another person, simple assault and careless driving.

Three other people are also charged in connection with the protest, WFMJ-TV reported.

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