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Lancaster County Sheriff's Office finds missing woman

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Posted at 2:24 PM, Feb 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-02 22:03:31-05


Authorities say Benitez has since been found.


RAYMOND, Neb. (KMTV) - The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office needs your help finding a missing woman from Raymond.

Dana Benitez, 28, was reportedly last seen in the area of Highway 34 and NW 42nd at approximately 10:45 p.m. on January 31.

Authorities say she was a passenger in a pickup that slid off the road and got stuck in a ditch. The driver went to get help and said when he returned, Benitez was gone. According to the driver, she did not have a coat or other winter clothes with her.

Benitez is described as a white female with brown hair and green eyes. She's 5-foot-11 and weighs and approximately 200 pounds.

She was last seen wearing black leggings, a black sweater and black Ugg boots.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to contact the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office at (402) 441-6500.

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