Jonathan Athon of Black Tusk dies

Jonathan Athon, bass player for Georgia band Black Tusk, passed away following a Friday night motorcycle accident in downtown Savannah. Athon was riding a 1981 Harley Sportster, which crashed into the driver’s side of an Acura SUV driven by an 85-year-old Savannah man. Athon was transported to Memorial University Medical Center after the crash. His passenger, Emily Boutwell, 26, was hospitalized, but not seriously injured.
Our thoughts are with his friends, family and all others in the Black Tusk circle.