Man suffers apparent overdose on Leitchfield street corner

Monday night at approximately 11:30, the Leitchfield Police Department, Grayson County Sheriff’s Office and EMS responded to the corner of South Broadway Street and Bruce Avenue on the report of an unconscious male lying next to the road.

Upon arriving at the scene, LPD Officer Joe Overton and Deputies Dylan Bohn and DJ Newton determined the 23-year-old man was suffering an overdose. Dep. Dylan delivered four milligrams of Narcan, a medication designed to save the life of opioid overdose victims.

The man was then transported to Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center by EMS as “emergency traffic.”

Authorities said the man was recovering.

By Ken Howlett, News Director

Contact Ken at or 270-259-6000