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Search Underway in Shenandoah National Park for Missing Man

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Date: July 10, 2013

Shenandoah National Park Rangers are searching for Tyler Keefer, a 21 year-old Front Royal, VA area man.

Keefer was reported missing to Park Rangers on Monday, July 9, 2013, around 12:00 p.m.The last known location point for Keefer is believed to be the Dickey Ridge Trailhead on July, 6, 2013.Keefer's bicycle was found at the trailhead, and he may have been hiking in the area that afternoon.

Tyler Keefer is described as a male with brown hair, a mustache and beard and brown eyes, 6'1" tall who weighs approximately 175 pounds. He may be wearing plain shorts, a T-shirt, and hiking boots and may be carrying a small black backpack.

The search is a joint operation between Shenandoah National Park and the Front Royal Police Department.

Anyone with any information about Tyler Keefer is asked to call 1-800-732-0911.

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