Mammoth man among two deaths in Mono County

– Mono County Sheriff’s Office press releases

On the afternoon of Monday, July 20, 2015, at approximately 12:30pm, Mono County Sheriff’s Dispatch received a call regarding an unresponsive male climber in the Clark Canyon area.

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Ryan Nash, age 35, of Mammoth Lakes, California, was rock climbing in a popular area known as Area 13 in Clark Canyon where he fell approximately 60 feet from the rock face. Mono County Paramedics, June Lake Fire Department, Mono County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue (SAR) Team, and Mono County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the area. Life saving measures were conducted but were unsuccessful and Mr. Nash was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The cause of death is pending autopsy results but appears to be of traumatic injuries caused by the fall. Foul play is not suspected in the cause of death.

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On the afternoon of Monday, July 20, 2015, at approximately 1:15pm, Mono County Sheriff’s Dispatch received a call regarding an unconscious male near the Mono Village campground at Twin Lakes in Bridgeport.

Kennedy Feulner, age 72, of Dayton, Nevada, was riding mountain bikes with his grandson when he crashed and went over the handle bars. Mono County Paramedics, Bridgeport Fire Department, and the Mono County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the area. Upon arrival, it was determined that Mr. Feulner was deceased.

The cause of death is pending autopsy results but appears to be of traumatic injuries caused by the crash. Foul play is not suspected in the cause of death.

Written and reported by: Jennifer M. Hansen, Public Information Officer

 

 

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2 Responses to Mammoth man among two deaths in Mono County

  1. tom okeefe July 25, 2015 at 7:12 am #

    R.I.P. Ryan you were a good father and a great human. I feel blessed to have known you.

     
  2. Lori Shank July 25, 2015 at 4:55 pm #

    Nash, dear friend. Tattoo artist skateboarding snowboarding legend amongst locals. I knew u my whole life bro, and for that I am blessed. I have the worst tattoo u ever did (we both know this is my fault cause ur an awesome artist) so at least I have a memory I can take anywhere I go. You will be so so so so missed and we are all devastated beyond words….for the world has truly lost an amazing soul with your passing You were doin what you loved with who u loved n I find a lil peace in that. Rest with The Snow Angels dear friend, we will be counting on u to send some serious powpow our way this year. #RIPNASH #adrenalinejunkytiltheend

     

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