Deadly drug overdoses in Miami Valley dramatically increasing

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

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Deadly drug overdoses in Miami Valley dramatically increasing

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

Montgomery County is losing the battle with deadly drug overdoses according to new figures from the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office.

From 2015 to 2016 the county saw a 35 percent jump in deadly drug overdoses and more than a 140 percent increase in Fentanyl-related deaths.

Newscenter 7’s James Buechele puts those numbers into perspective and gathers community perspective on how to address addiction.

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