Family seeks public's help in their search for Utah man
Kaua'i County officials and family members are asking for help in finding an Orem, Utah, man who went missing while on a hike with his family last week in the Wailua Falls area.
Ryan Soper and his family were with a tour guide on a hike last Thursday. At one point Soper fell from a tree and landed on his in-laws, breaking his mother-in-law's ankle, the Salt Lake Tribune reported.
Soper's head and shoulders landed against a rock. While the group attended the his mother-in-law, Soper walked off and has not been seen since.
Amie Soper told the Tribune that her husband may have suffered a concussion in the fall but disregarded it because he had had a headache before the hike.
The newspaper said Kaua'i officials have suspended the search.
Soper, 26, is described as 5 feet 10 and about 240 pounds. He has short blond hair, blue eyes and a fair complexion.
He was wearing a black Under Armor shirt with long sleeves and a pair of black and white board shorts.
Anyone with information about Soper is asked to called Kaua'i police dispatch at 241-1711.