Botetourt search and rescue teams find missing cyclist alive

County officials say Christian Montoya went missing Thursday

Courtesy of Botetourt Co.
Courtesy of Botetourt Co.


A cyclist who went missing while participating in a race from Harrisonburg to Roanoke has been found alive. Botetourt County search and rescue crews said they have found Christian Montoya, a participant in the RockStar 270 bike race who's been missing since Thursday evening.

Montoya has been transported to the hospital. There is no information yet on his condition.


Search and rescue teams are looking for a cyclist who was participating in a bike race from Harrisonburg to Roanoke.

According to Botetourt County officials, Christian Montoya has been missing since Thursday.

Crews say they're working ground searches throughout Saturday evening.

If you know any information about Montoya's whereabouts, call Botetourt County dispatch at (540) 473-8631.

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