Taylorsville man dies in single vehicle collision

The Susanville office of the California Highway Patrol issued a press release today regarding the fatal May 4 accident involving a Plumas County man.

According to the CHP, Damien Edward Bennett, a 46-year-old Taylorsville resident, was driving his 2005 Dodge pickup northbound on SR-89, north of Prattville Butt Reservoir Road early on the morning of May 4.  Bennett lost control of his vehicle at approximately 3:30 a.m., drove off of the roadway and struck a tree.  He was pronounced dead at the scene. The cause of this collision is under investigation.