Police investigating what happened to unresponsive man in car found near pond

The man was taken to the hospital

Investigation Generic

UNION TWP., Pa. (WKBN) – A car was found near a pond close to New Castle in Lawrence County with an unresponsive person inside.

A dispatcher from the Lawrence Emergency Operation Center says the man passed out before driving off the road and into a yard, hitting a tree and stopping just feet away from a pond on English Avenue.

Officials say the man passed out after taking heroin. He was taken to jail after being released from the hospital.

NOTE: The man was found near the pond, not underwater.

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