Overdose deaths in Kentucky, Indiana higher than US average

Overdose deaths in Kentucky, Indiana higher than US average

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A new report shows deadly drug overdoses in Kentucky and Indiana are among the highest in the nation.

The CDC found 70,237 Americans died from an overdose in 2017, up 9.6 percent from the previous year.

Kentucky reported 1,566 overdose deaths. Indiana reported 1,852 deaths.

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