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CLEMMONS, N.C. — A Forsyth County Sheriff’s Deputy is in the intensive care unit after he was struck by a vehicle at the entrance to Tanglewood Park during a bike race Sunday morning.

The incident occurred at about 10:06 a.m. and 38-year-old J.T. Isenhour was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center by Forsyth County Emergency Medical Services for treatment. He has been employed by the sheriff’s office since October 2015.

The North Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

A GoFundMe page was set up to help pay for his medical bills and a charity bike ride is scheduled for him at Tanglewood on Sunday.

The GoFundMe page bio:

As a sheriff’s deputy for Forsyth County, NC John was injured in the line of duty on September 18, 2016. He is in critical condition. His wife needs our good thoughts and prayers. They are also facing medical bills that are not being covered by insurance! Let alone bills that will come up due to him being on life support. Please help this family. Every donation will be appreciated and go directly to them!

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