Friday evening crash was drug related

Date: April 3, 2017

The crash that occurred at 8:25 pm March 31 at West Aaron Drive and North Atherton Street appears to be drug related. 

The 26-year-old driver of the 2017 silver Hyundai Elantra traveled eastbound on West Aaron Drive through the intersection of North Atherton Street, drifted into the oncoming lane, and struck the GMC pick-up truck stopped just before the intersection.

The driver of the Elantra was revived at the scene with Naloxone and taken to Mount Nittany Medical Center.  There were no injuries. 

Paraphernalia associated with heroin consumption was found in the car. Charges are anticipated to be filed pending further investigation, including blood test results.

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