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Police: Middlebury man hospitalized after possible heroin overdose

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MIDDLEBURY, Vt. - A man is hospitalized after police say he likely overdosed on heroin in Middlebury.

A passenger in a minivan started getting ill. So, the driver pulled into a business off Route 7. The driver told police that her passenger fell asleep and had stopped breathing.

First responders used Narcan, an antidote for heroin overdoses, to revive the patient.

"The Middlebury regional EMS has administered Narcan and the victim was breathing when they left here for Porter hospital," said Sgt. Mike Christopher from the Middlebury Police Dept.

Police say the man survived. They found narcotics and drug paraphernalia. So far, no one's been charged.

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