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Local Coroner Reports Yet Another Spike In Drug Overdose Deaths

The Franklin County Coroner's Office says nearly thirty people have died of drug overdoses in the past 10 days. 

Officials say on social media there were 23 fatal overdoses from January 31 to Friday and five on Saturday. Most likely died from fentanyl. Officials are telling addicts to use fentanyl testing strips and to carry the overdose antidote naloxone.

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.
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