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More Drug Overdoses In Franklin County This Year

Jun 21, 2017

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The Franklin County coroner says overdose deaths blamed largely on opioids are spiking.

The county saw 173 overdose deaths through April, a 66 percent increase over  the same period a year ago.  Most  involved fentanyl. If the trend continues more than 500 county residents could die of overdoses  this year.