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Report: Teen Jumps From Moving Car When Dad Apparently Overdoses

BUTLER (KDKA) -- A 13-year-old boy jumped from an out-of-control vehicle Thanksgiving morning when his father suffered an apparent heroin overdose in Butler.

The Butler Eagle reports the 34-year-old man was driving a 2010 Ford Focus on Hansen Avenue about 10:30 a.m. Thursday when he became unconscious.

The vehicle drifted into a parking lot and the driver's son jumped from the back seat. Seconds later the vehicle barreled through shrubbery before slamming into the curb in front of an Arby's.

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Narcan was used to revive the man, who then refused further treatment.

Authorities were concerned for the shaken-up teen who witnessed the incident.

"It was sad to see a 13-year-old go through that. I feel bad for him. He was cordial and very polite," said Capt. Tom Fair of the Butler Fire Department.

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