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Indian River County Sheriff's Office deputies use Narcan to save a life

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Posted at 11:44 AM, Feb 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-05 12:03:28-05

The Indian River County Sheriff's Office is crediting two deputies with saving a life with the help of Narcan.

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Cpl. Ryan Holly and Deputy Dwayne Hoilett answered an overdose call Sunday in the 1100 block of Old Dixie Hwy.

They found a 53-year-old woman throwing up and having trouble breathing, according to the sheriff's office.

They were told by another person she may have overdosed after taking a pill.

The deputies injected the woman with Narcan and she was transported to a hospital where she was last listed in stable condition, the sheriff's office said.

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