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Ramapo Police Officer Saves Victim Of Drug Overdose

Ramapo police were able to save the life of a drug overdose victim in Montebello earlier this week by administering naloxone.
Ramapo police were able to save the life of a drug overdose victim in Montebello earlier this week by administering naloxone. Photo Credit: Ramapo Police Department/Facebook

RAMAPO, N.Y. -- A Ramapo officer used the life-saving drug naloxone to revive a woman who had overdosed on an opioid earlier this week, police said.

The unidentified victim was found unconscious in the village of Montebello, police said.

The woman started breathing on her own after the officer administered one dose of the medication.

Paramedics took the victim to Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern.

No further details were available.

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