MOUNT VERNON — Hilary Patterson, former administrator of the Mid-Ohio Transit Authority (now Knox Area Transit), has filed suit against the Knox County Transit Board; Knox County Board of Commissioners; Commissioner Teresa Bemiller; and Emily Marth, the county’s Human Resources and Safety and Loss Control officer. Patterson claims she was improperly fired as the administrator.

The suit was filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Columbus.

Patterson had served as administrator since Dec. 1, 2009, and was fired Aug. 16, 2013.

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