Cody Tuttle Death, Obituary : Filmmaker Killed in Paragliding Accident

By admin | August 16, 2019

Cody Tuttle: Filmmaker Killed in Paragliding Accident.

Cody Tuttle tragically lost his life in a paragliding accident in Owens Valley on Wednesday 14 August 2019. A filmmaker and photographer Cody was a respected and valued contributor to Cross Country magazine. We extend our sincere condolences to his family and friends.

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On August 14, at approximately 1:20pm, Inyo County Sheriff’s Dispatch received notification of an emergency In-Reach activation north of Striped Mountain near the Sierra Crest, south of Taboose Pass.

Further investigation revealed that the device was registered to Cody Tuttle, a 32-year old man from Swall Meadows above Bishop, CA. Tuttle was reported to be on a paragliding trip to Gabbs Nevada with two fellow paraglider pilots, according to a report by

We found a gofundme account set to help his family in this difficult time, please verify the gofundme before donating.

Also friends of Cody reacted to his death with tributes on social media.

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