Public Assistance Sought in September Pedestrian Fatality

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office

Thomas M. Quinn III

District Attorney​

Press Release

January 12, 2020​​​​​1

Police continue to seek the public’s assistance in an effort to solve a September 1st pedestrian fatality involving a motor vehicle in Freetown.

Police are actively investigating the County Road incident.  Freetown Police were called to the area of 130 County Road in Freetown at approximately 12:59 am on Tuesday, September 1st. Police discovered the victim, identified as 35 year old Christopher Pennenga of Freetown, lying in the roadway with significant injuries. He was pronounced deceased a short time later.  

Massachusetts State Police detectives from Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn III’s office responded to the scene and are being assisted in the active and ongoing investigation by the Massachusetts State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section and Freetown Police.

The vehicle involved in the incident is believed to be a black or dark colored sedan.  The vehicle may or may not have sustained some damage to its tire, wheel well or undercarriage.  If anyone has any information about this case or may have seen the sedan during or after the incident, we urge them to come forward and contact Detective Shane Kelley​ of the Freetown Police Department at 508-763-4017.


Gregg Miliote

Director of Communications