Police officer overdoses and nearly dies after accidentally touching fentanyl

In a testament to the power of the deadly drug known as fentanyl, a police officer in Ohio suffered a near-fatal overdose after an unknown quantity of the synthetic opioid was left clinging to his shirt following a traffic stop on Friday.

According to KDKA-TV, Patrolman Chris Green assisted in searching a vehicle that was stopped in East Liverpool, Ohio, about 40 miles west of Pittsburgh, after the occupants were involved in a suspected drug transaction.

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