Loudoun Deputy Administers Narcan in Suspected Overdose

A Loudoun County deputy administered an opiate overdose antidote to revive a man found unconscious in a vehicle Tuesday.

Deputies were called to the scene in the 1500 block Hillsboro Road north of Purcellville about 2 p.m. May 31.

According to the Sheriff’s Office report, the first arriving deputy assessed the situation as a likely heroin overdose. He administered Narcan to the patient. The man was revived and transported to a hospital for treatment.

The case remains under investigation.

Loudoun deputies are carrying the treatment drug as part of a new LCSO initiative to combat the wave of overdoses.

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