Posted by Cathy Gowdy on Saturday, April 04, 2015 at 07:26:54 :
Wednesday, March 26, 1969
Rope Swing Plunge Fatal To Youngster
Patterson G. McNutt, 12-year-old Mill Valley boy who fell off a rope swing Monday onto a cement driveway 30 feet below Monday, died last night at Marin General Hospital.
The young son of Mrs. Ann McNutt of 8 Magdalena Court had been in critical condition with head injuries in the hospitalís intensive care unit since the accident. He died at 10:02 p.m.
The boy was injured when he lost his grip on the rope swing at the home of his father, Bradford H. McNutt, 11 Reed Street, and fell, landing on the cement driveway.
A native of Marin County, he was a student at Edna Maguire School.
He is survived by his parents.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Russell and Gooch Funeral Chapels in Mill Valley.
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