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Camp Lejeune Marine suffers major injuries in dirt bike accident

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A marine from Camp Lejeune is in the hospital after sustaining massive head injuries from a dirt bike crash. A marine from Camp Lejeune is in the hospital after sustaining massive head injuries from a dirt bike crash.
Jacksonville, NC (WECT) -

A Marine from Camp Lejeune is in the hospital after sustaining massive head injuries from a dirt bike crash.

The accident happened around 1:30 Sunday afternoon off Highway 53 near Harris Creek Road in Jacksonville. 

According to officials, 20-year-old Cory Brooks was not wearing a helmet when he crashed into a tree on his dirt bike. Brooks was airlifted to New Hanover Regional Medical Center with massive head injuries.

According to hospital officials, Brooks is still in the surgical trauma ICU. His condition is not known at this time.

Brooks was riding his dirt bike alone on private property. No charges are expected to be filed.

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