HOPEWELL JUNCTION, N.Y. -- A pair of police officers from the East Fishkill Police Department have saved the life of a 29-year-old woman who overdosed on heroin.
Officers Austin Nichols and Dennis Mullaney responded to the overdose at a residence on Arrowhead Road in Hopewell Junction on July 24, about 8:19 p.m., according to officials.
Upon arriving, they located the victim, who was unconscious and barely breathing, police report.
Nichols and Mullaney administered a dose of Narcan, an anti-opioid medication, according to officials.
The woman shortly became semi-conscious, police report.
After being treated by the East Fishkill Rescue Squad and Mobile Life Emergency Medical Services, the victim was transported to a Poughkeepsie hospital for further treatment, according to officials.
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