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Hope Mother Arrested After Overdosing With Baby In Car
Updated October 25, 2016 7:14 AM | Filed under: Crime
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(HOPE) - Hope police likely saved a woman's life over the weekend, according to the Hope Star-Journal.

According to the report, 25-year-old Erika Hurt of Hope allegedly overdosed in a store parking lot with her baby in the car. Marshall Matt Tallent told the newspaper that the incident happened Saturday afternoon in the Dollar General Store parking lot.

"When officers arrived, she actually had the needle in her hand," Tallent is quoted as saying.

The report says that officers used two doses of Narcan to revive Hurt, who was then taken to Columbus Regional Hospital.

Hurt was arrested at the hospital that evening and is facing preliminary charges of possession of drug paraphernalia, neglect of a dependent and a probation violation.

The newspaper says that Hurt's 10-month-old son was released to the custody his grandmother.

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