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Taylorsville man killed after ATV collides with deer

BreakingNewsFeather Publishing

A well-known Taylorsville man was killed after the all-terrain vehicle he was driving struck a deer and crashed Tuesday night, July 1.

John “Richard” McCutcheon, 76, died shortly after the 9:30 p.m. accident.

According to the California Highway Patrol, McCutcheon was riding his 2007 Polaris Sportsman ATV northbound on China Grade Road south of Arlington when a deer crossed in front of him.

The Polaris, which was traveling at an unknown speed, struck the deer and overturned.

The accident is still under investigation, according to the CHP.

McCutcheon was a regular contributor to Feather Publishing. Many of his photos were published in the newspaper and the yearly Plumas County Visitor’s Guide.

Mike Curtis 4 weeks ago
Jacqui, I'm so very, very sorry to hear about Richard. He will sorely be missed by everyone who had the pleasure of knowing him. Our thoughts and prayers are with him, you and the family. Mike & Linda Curtis
Barb Beadle 4 weeks ago
Jacqui, I could not believe it when Joanie called me this morning, I am so sorry. My thoughts are with you. Barb Beadle
Susy Pearce 4 weeks ago
I am soo sorry for your loss he was an amazing person, saw life through his lens and shared his gift with all of us I will miss Richards great smile,and love of the beauty around us, he was such an inspiration to me, I will tjhink of you every time I take a picture, and always try and see it through yer eyes so others can see it as you did......Susy Pearce
Janice Hall Thomas 4 weeks ago
Prayers are with you all, Jacqueline. He was a precious gift to Indian Valley and will be missed beyond words.
Ray Sweeney 4 weeks ago
What a terrible loss to all who new and loved Richard. He was in icon for us all. God bless him and his family. He leaves a great legacy and touched so many hearts because of his caring ways and talents.
Scott Lawson 4 weeks ago
I cannot believe this. What a tragedy and an immense loss to the community of Plumas County, and of course to you, Jacqui, and your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. He will me sorely missed by all of us.
Michael Frisbie 4 weeks ago
Cathy and I just found out , we are so sorry we will get in touch with you soon. Jacqui.
larrya weaver 4 weeks ago
sorry to hear. a very twisty narrow road on that side of the mountain.
mary fuller smalley 4 weeks ago
So very, very sorry. He will rally be missed. I will miss his posts and his keeping us updated on the Alumni of Greenville High School. God bless his family.
Anthony Evans 4 weeks ago
I am still in shock at hearing this news today. Richard was the glue that kept a lot of us Greenville alumni connected. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you Jacqui and all the family.



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