Robert Perea, The Fernley Reporter
A missing Fernley woman was found dead in a single-vehicle crash in Storey County Thursday afternoon.
Nancy Vandenput, 57, who was reported missing to the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office on Nov. 22, was found inside a pickup truck that had crashed off the road and into a ravine off the north side of Six Mile Canyon Road, near the border with Lyon County.
The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office reports that the Lyon and Storey County Sheriff’s Office each responded to a report of a crash on Six Mile Canyon Road in Storey County at approximately 2 p.m. Thursday.
Upon arrival, deputies found a single vehicle located in a ravine off the north side of Six Mile Canyon Road. Inside the pick-up truck they found a deceased woman who was identified as Vandenput.
Vandenput was reported missing to the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office on Nov. 22, and was last seen in the Jason Court area of Fernley around 8:30 p.m. that night.
The Storey County Sheriff’s Office is conducting the investigation into the cause of the crash