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PD: Hope mother overdoses in driver's seat of vehicle with 10-month-old in back seat

Posted: 8:01 PM, Oct 26, 2016
Updated: 2016-10-27 11:37:21-04
Hope mother overdoses with baby in back seat
Hope mother overdoses with baby in back seat
Hope mother overdoses with baby in back seat

HOPE, Ind. -- A woman was arrested after police in Hope say she overdosed in her car in a store parking lot while her infant son was in the back seat.

Officers responded to the Dollar General for a possible overdose. When they arrived on the scene they found Erika Hurt, 25, unresponsive in the driver's seat of her vehicle with her 10-month-old sitting in the back seat. 

Officers say Hurt was still holding the syringe in her right hand. 

Police gave two doses of Narcan to Hurt at the scene. They say she regained consciousness after the second dose was administered. 

Hurt was taken to Columbus Regional Hospital where she was treated and then released into police custody. She is charged with violating her probation, possession of paraphernalia and neglect of a dependent.

Child protective services were called to the scene. Police say Hurt's mother was given guardianship of the child.