OPELIKA, Ala. (EETV)- An Opelika man died Friday when the 2003 Harley Davidson motorcycle he was operating struck a deer.

According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, Johnnie Clark Parker was pronounced dead a short time after the crash at East Alabama Medical Center. 

The crash occurred on Lee Road 146 near Lee Road 808, roughly three miles south of Opelika. 

Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.