Authorities ID Mason City man killed in Hancock Co. crash


Crash happened Nov. 25.

Posted: Dec. 1, 2017 1:12 PM

Hancock County, Iowa – The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office on Friday released details involving a fatal crash.
The Sheriff’s Office says 59-year-old Charles Pennington, of Mason City, was killed during a Nov. 25 crash.
According to the crash report, Pennington’s vehicle was traveling westbound on Highway 18, crossing the centerline several times.
A witness called the Sheriff’s Office to report this. While on the phone, the vehicle crossed the centerline and struck a vehicle driven by 73-year-old James Brooks, of Garner. Brooks’ vehicle, a 2017 Chevy Silverado, ended up in the ditch.
The vehicle driven by Pennington, a 2000 Chrysler Town and Country van, ended up on the roadway. Pennington died at the scene.
Brooks was taken by ambulance to Hancock County Health System.

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