Southport accident victim named

Tue, 08/02/2022 - 2:45pm

    This is an update to our press release concerning the fatal crash on Southport July 27.

    The Medical Examiner’s Office has confirmed the identity of the deceased as James T. Pener, age 18, of Brookline, Massachusetts. Mr. Pener was operating a 2021 Tesla 4-door at the time of the crash and was the sole occupant.

    While it is believed speed was the major factor in the crash, the exact cause is yet to be determined.