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Narcan Used To Rescue Overdose Victim In Ramapo

A Ramapo police officer saved the live of an overdose victim by administering Narcan.
A Ramapo police officer saved the live of an overdose victim by administering Narcan. Photo Credit: Ramapo Police Department/Facebook

ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. -- Ramapo police saved another person suffering an opioid overdose with the help of Narcan.

The incident occurred Thursday when officers responded to a call for a possible drug overdose in the Village of Hillburn.

The responding officers were told by a female motorist that she had just picked up a male passenger who suddenly lost consciousness after getting into her car, police said.

Officers recognized that the male was suffering a drug overdose and quickly administered Narcan and as a result he regained consciousness.

The man was then transported to the hospital by Ramapo Valley Ambulance Corp.

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