A 21-year-old man found passed out in his vehicle from a heroin overdose early Thursday morning in Kings Park Plaza was revived by Suffolk County Police who administered doses of Narcan, a prescription drug used to reverse opiate overdoses.
Police, responding to an unrelated call just after midnight on Thursday morning, said they observed a man passed out in his vehicle. According to police, Officer Thomas Spica who was first on the scene, attempted to wake the man, who had a hypodermic needle in his lap, but he did not respond.
Additional officers arrived to assist and began rescue breathing and administered Narcan. Additional doses of Narcan were then administered by Kings Park Rescue. The vicitm was transported to St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center where he regained consciousness after a third dose of Narcan was administered.
Officers Douglas Nassisi, Patricia Davis and Kenneth Kaufold assisted in the man's rescue.