A Stafford Township man suffered severe head trauma Friday after reportedly jumping from a moving vehicle, police said.

Officers were dispatched to the intersection of Lighthouse Drive and Route 72 West in the Manahawkin section at about 8:15 p.m. after reports of a unconscious man having a seizure in the street.

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An initial investigation showed that Deshawn Powell, 18, jumped from a moving vehicle while arguing with his girlfriend, according to police reports. He sustained serious head trauma as he jumped from the vehicle as it turned from Route 72 onto Lighthouse Drive, striking his head against the pavement.

Powell was Medevaced to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, where he is currently listed in critical condition.

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