MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Two people lost their lives Sunday morning following a head-on crash along Route 460 East near Christiansburg.
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office says the incident happened near the Roanoke Street exit just before 10 a.m. on Sunday, July 24.
According to authorities, Haley Hawthorne of Christiansburg was driving westbound on Route 460 when she crossed the median and collided head-on with an eastbound driver, Adam Wilson of Blacksburg.
Officials tell WFXR News that Life Guard was contacted and landed on the highway. However, both Hawthorne and Wilson were dead before being airlifted.
Law enforcement says Route 460 East will remain closed until the New River Valley Crash Team completes its investigation.
Both Hawthorne and Wilson’s families have been contacted by authorities.