Missing Fernley woman found dead in crash wreckage

Photo courtesy Lyon County Sheriff's Office
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FERNLEY, Nev. (KOLO) - The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office says a Fernley woman reported missing in November has been found dead.

Nancy Vandenput, 57, was last reported seen November 22, 2017, about 8:30 p.m. in the Jason Court area of Fernley. A missing person report was distributed, but there was no sign of her.

December 14, deputies from Lyon and Storey counties responded to the report of a crash on Six Mile Canyon Road in Storey County, near the Lyon border. They found a vehicle in a ravine, and inside was Vandenput's body.

Storey County is investigating the crash to determine how and when it happened.


LCSO photo of Vandenput's vehicle
Photo of crash scene courtesy KOLO viewer J. Higley
Vandenput photo courtesy LCSO