COLUMBIA, S.C. — Officials say a South Carolina teenager who was injured playing in winter weather has died.

Dorchester County Coroner Paul J. Brouthers tells The State of Columbia that 14-year-old Brandon Peacock was pronounced dead Saturday. The incident happened on Jan. 3.

Brouthers says Peacock was being pulled on an upside-down automobile hood behind a four-wheeler ATV when he hit a parked car.

Peacock was a student at Woodland High School.

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