Local Man Overdoses, Crashes Into Stopped Car

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ATLANTIC CITY — A Little Egg Harbor man was arrested after overdosing and crashing into another vehicle Tuesday night.

Daniel Cormier, 24, was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, driving while intoxicated and other motor vehicle offenses. He was released on summons.

The crash occurred on Arctic Avenue around 9:57 p.m. Jan. 22. Authorities said Cormier was found unconscious behind the wheel of his vehicle. He rear-ended another vehicle that was stopped at a red light.

Cormier, who appeared to be overdosing on heroin, was administered naloxone by firefighters. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

Medical workers evaluated the two occupants of the other vehicle at the scene. They were released.

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