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Man overdoses twice in 4 hours and is revived both times with Narcan

BYRAM TOWNSHIP, NJ (Sussex County) – A 27-year-old man in Byram Township was revived by Narcan after overdosing twice in four hours on Sunday.

Police responded on July 14 to a report of CPR in progress at a Byram Township residence. When officers arrived, family members were performing chest compressions on the man, who was not breathing, police said.

Officers took over CPR and administered a dose of Naxolone, also known as Narcan, a drug used to reverse opiate overdoses, police said.

The man regained consciousness and was transported to a local hospital.

About four hours later, police responded back to the same address for a reported overdose, police said.

When officers arrived, they discovered the same man had overdosed again and family members administered Naxolone prior to their arrival, police said.

Officers provided medical care and the man was again transported to a local hospital.

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By: Jay Edwards Follow on Twitter | Like on Facebook

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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