UPDATE: The Coroner has stated that Mr. Owens died from natural causes and not from the ATV collision.
BLACKVILLE, S.C. (WJBF) – The SC Highway Patrol and the Barnwell County Coroners Office are investigating the death of a Blackville man.
We’re told 73-year old Gilmore Owens, Jr. of Magnolia Lane, was riding an ATV when he crashed into a tree.
The incident happened May 16th around 10:00 p.m.
He was pronounced dead at the scene by the county coroner.
An autopsy has been scheduled.