Overdose Sends 2 High School Students To Local Hospital

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WACO (December 12, 2013) Two Waco High School students were taken to a local hospital Thursday after taking a prescription drug that a classmate gave them.

(Photo by Sara Humphrey)

The students were both reported to be unconscious as paramedics were dispatched to the school at around 3:30 p.m. Thursday.

Waco ISD spokesman Dale Caffey said they both took a prescription sleeping aid provided by a classmate.

They both regained consciousness en route to the hospital and will be OK, he said.

School officials will try to identify the student who provided the drug, he said.