Portland man found safe in Umatilla County

30-year-old Jeffrey Kelsay ran out of gas

30-year-old Jeffrey Kelsay is missing in the Blue Mountains. (Umatilla County Sheriff's Office)



PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A Portland man who went missing in Umatilla County was found safe on Thursday night.

The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release that 30-year-old Jeffrey Kelsay was traveling to Baker City on Tuesday when he told his father he ran out of gas and was walking along the interstate back to Pendleton.

The Sheriff’s Office say a homeowner called officers after Kelsay showed up on his porch in Pilot Rock. Kelsay wa s cold, wet and hungry. He had walked through relatively steep, forested land approximately eight miles.