(LAWRENCEVILLE) Lawrence County authorities are continuing their investigation into an ATV accident that occurred over the weekend in rural Lawrence County that claimed the life of a young man from Richland County. Responding to the emergency 911 call at 1:22 Saturday afternoon, the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department and Lawrence County Ambulance Service found 19 year old Benjamin D. Dowty of rural Claremont in a farm field just north of Boot Hill Road, west of the Embarras River, northwest of Lawrenceville. Dowty was transported to Lawrence County Memorial Hospital in Lawrenceville, where he later was pronounced deceased from his injuries. It’s reported that he was riding an ATV, when he struck a ditch area and the ATV overturned. Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday morning at 10:00 at the Kistler-Patterson Funeral Home in Olney with visitation Wednesday night from 4:00 to 7:00 at the funeral home.