Created: 11/01/2013 1:27 PM
By: Monica Robins, WKYC
(WKYC) A new Lorain police officer was the first in Ohio to use the Narcan nasal spray to save a woman's life after an apparent drug overdose Tuesday.
Lorain County is part of a pilot program to put the opiate antidote in the hands of police officers -- who are often on the scene before ambulances.
This incident happened in the 2300 block of East 29th Street Tuesday.
Bryant Halsey has been a police officer since 2007 but just joined the Lorain Police Department in July.
"She was unresponsive, per department policy, we issued the Narcan," he said.
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