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State trooper on motorcycle injured after colliding with deer

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OCEAN ISLE BEACH, NC (WECT) - A state trooper from Pennsylvania is in critical condition at New Hanover Regional Medical Center after he collided with a deer on his motorcycle, according to Ken Bellamy with the Ocean Isle Beach Police Department.

Bellamy says Trooper Josiah Murdock and some of his friends were in town for a motorcycle convention.

Police say the deer jumped into the road and hit Murdock while the group was travelling through Ocean Isle Beach.

According to Bellamy, Murdock suffered head injuries and is listed in critical condition at NHRMC.

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