Suspected overdose at Caruthers High School not caused by fentanyl, police say

CARUTHERS, Calif. (KFSN) -- Authorities have ruled out fentanyl as the substance that caused a suspected overdose at Caruthers High School.

Emergency teams responded to the campus just before 3 pm last Friday.

Medics found two students suffering from a possible opioid overdose.

They were given multiple doses of Narcan.

Both the 17-year-old boy and 15-year-old girl have been released from the hospital.

Authorities are still trying to determine what made them sick. No other students suffered any medical episodes.

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