Missing woman found by contractors at Cougar Dam

Megan Ryan, 28, spent 2 days in the elements after a trip with friends

Megan Ryan, 21. (Oregon DMV)
Megan Ryan, 21. (Oregon DMV)

LANE COUNTY, Ore. (KOIN 6) — Megan Ryan, 28, was found safe Tuesday after she went after visiting Cougar Dam with friends September 13.

She was found by contractors working near by, at Cougar Reservoir Road off Road 19,  who heard the missing person’s report on the radio.

Ryan had been out in the woods for two days, and the workers gave Ryan food and extra clothing.

Ryan has been transported back to Eugene where she will be reunited with her family.

Police responded to Road 19 at Cougar Dam at roughly 9:00 p.m. September 13.

The Search and Rescue Explorer Scouts as well as Eugene Mountain Rescue teams were deployed to search the area, and were assisted by four 4WD vehicles used to canvass the area.

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