Bicyclist Critical After Being Struck By SUV

A Pitt County teenager was critically injured after troopers say he was riding a bicycle the wrong way on Stantonsburg Road Wednesday.

John Rampey, who turns 17 on Friday, was thrown 40 feet when the SUV struck him.

Troopers say no charges will be filed against the SUV driver. The Highway Patrol says Rampey was westbound in the eastbound lane when he tried to make a U-turn and turned head on into the SUV.

Pitt County Memorial Hospital says Rampey is listed in critical condition.

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