Former Mt. Pleasant mayor's grandson dies of injuries from crash

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (WCSC) - The grandson of former Mt. Pleasant Mayor Harry Hallman has died due to injuries from a crash last week on Highway 41 in Mt. Pleasant.

The Charleston County Coroner's Office confirmed Monday that 24-year-old Brittin Andrew Penninger of Goose Creek died Sunday.

The accident happened around 4:15 a.m. Tuesday, near the intersection of Dunes West Boulevard.

According to Mt. Pleasant police, a 1998 GMC was traveling eastbound when the driver went off the roadway and crashed into several trees. Penninger was then thrown from the SUV.

Mt. Pleasant police shut the road down for several hours while they investigated and cleared the accident.  Penninger was the grandson of former Mt. Pleasant Mayor Harry Hallman.

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