NC officer hospitalized after coming in contact with fentanyl

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STALLINGS, N.C. — An officer in Stallings was rushed to the hospital Sunday after coming in contact with pure fentanyl, WSOC reported.

The Stallings police chief told WSOC the officer was searching a vehicle after a crash along U.S. 74. when he found a vial of liquid that was pure fentanyl.

The officer has since been cleared and released from the hospital.

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