UPDATE: Motorcyclist Killed in Early Morning Crash

By Christie Nicks

Published 07/06 2014 06:04PM

Updated 07/07 2014 12:16PM

UPDATE (7/7/14): The Winn. Co. Coroner's Office reports Owens died from blunt trauma to the chest.

ROCKFORD -- 29-year-old James Owens died after crashing his motorcycle early Sunday morning.

Police say Owens was heading south on Seminary on his motorcycle. He failed to negotiate the turn in the roadway and that's when he hit a curb and was thrown from his bike.

He later died at a local hospital.

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