Officers stop drug overdose with Naloxone

Authorities say officers found a man passed out behind the wheel on Sunday afternoon on Bank and Main streets in Walden.

Authorities say officers found a man passed out behind the wheel on Sunday afternoon on Bank and Main streets in Walden. (12/27/16)

WALDEN - Police officers in Orange County are being credited for saving a man's life on Christmas Day.

Authorities say officers found a man passed out behind the wheel on Sunday afternoon on Bank and Main streets in Walden.

They say the 22-year-old man was turning blue and appeared to have overdosed.

The officers administered the drug antidote Naloxone and took the man to the hospital for further treatment.

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