Carson River Searched for Missing Man

By: Staff Reports
By: Staff Reports

Washoe County Sheriff's search and rescue crews are working a stretch of the Carson River near Dayton.

They are looking for an unidentified 19-year-old man who was swept away while wading in the water Monday evening.

The man was last seen around 7:30 p.m. Monday going into the river after his dog. The man was reportedly with his brothers, his step-mother and some friends.

Lyon County Sheriff's deputies say the family is a local family from the Dayton/Silver Springs area.

Washoe County Search & Rescue is assisting at the request of the Lyon County Sheriff's Office.

Officers are walking the river and have divers in the water.

We have a news crew on the scene and will have more information as it happens.


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