Canfield man indicted on charges of hitting garbage collector during police chase

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Prosecutors say Ferrier drove off during a traffic stop in Austintown in November, then ran down a garbage collector

Brandon Ferrier, of Canfield, suspect in Austintown hit and run

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – A Canfield man with a long history of legal trouble has been charged in connection with a hit-and-run crash in November that left a pedestrian in the hospital.

Brandon Ferrier, 23, was indicted Thursday afternoon on charges of vehicular assault and failure to comply with a police officer.

He’s also facing charges of receiving stolen property and misuse of credit cards.

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Prosecutors say Ferrier drove off during a traffic stop in Austintown on November 6.

They say moments later, he ran down a garbage collector.

Ferrier has been charged with running from officers several times before.

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