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Man Sentenced After Hitting Southport Officer With Car

Brandon Hayworth received a six-year sentence, with three of those years suspended.

SOUTHPORT, Ind. -- A man convicted of hitting a Southport police officer with car outside Methodist Hospital in August has been sentenced.

Brandon Hayworth pleaded guilty to battery by means of a deadly weapon. He received a six year sentence, with three of those years suspended. He will also serve one year of probation.

Hayworth's passenger, Christopher Thompson, was sentenced to 237 days probation after serving 64 days in the Marion County Jail.

(Photo by RTV6.)

 

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