Man killed while riding ATV on road near Picture Rocks

PICTURE ROCKS — A Coal Township man was killed while riding an all-terrain vehicle on Highland Lake Road early Saturday evening, state police said.

Michael Gilligbauer, 49, was pronounced dead shortly after 6:35 p.m. by Lycoming County Coroner Charles E. Kiessling Jr., police said.

Gilligbauer was riding the vehicle while not using any safety equipment on the rural road in Shrewsbury Township, police said. Gilligbauer lost control of the vehicle and was ejected, landing in a ditch near the road, police said.

Picture Rocks Volunteer Fire Co. personnel, paramedics with UPMC Susquehanna and Brelsford’s Towing assisted at the scene.