Teen on moped hit by deer dies

BLADENBORO, NC (WECT) – A teen critically injured in late November after he being hit by a deer while riding on his moped has died.

The Highway Patrol confirmed that John Blake Parker, who was 16, died late Monday afternoon.

The accident happened on Foster Road in Bladenboro on November 30th.

Parker was airlifted to New Hanover Regional Medical Center where he was in intensive care.

Troopers say Parker was wearing a helmet but his injuries were too severe.

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