UPDATE: Ryan Ihde was found safe on Monday his family said.
ST. GEORGE — When notification came Friday from the Millard County Sheriff’s Office that 18-year-old Rylan Ihde’s car had been found on Interstate 15 at milepost 198, Rylan Ihde’s father Eric Ihde, of Hood River, Oregon, said he was shocked.
Eric Ihde had no idea his son was going to jump in his car and just start driving. Rylan Ihde, also of Oregon, was recently diagnosed with severe depression issues, according to his father, who started worrying immediately.
Rylan Ihde left all his identification, passport, license, everything including blankets and a sleeping bag in his Subaru Impreza that was found at the side of the interstate.