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3 Teens taken to the hospital after presumed fentanyl exposure at Connecticut school - Erie News Now

3 Teens taken to the hospital after presumed fentanyl exposure at Connecticut school - Erie News Now
By Amanda Watts, CNN

During a news conference Thursday, Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin said the one student who remains hospitalized did ingest the drug, but added, "we do not know for certain whether the other students ingested the fentanyl.Bronin said it is believed that the drugs were brought to the school by a student.Bronin said, "This is one more lesson that fentanyl is a poison, these drugs are a poison.On Thursday morning, the Hartford Police Department (HPD) responded to the Sport and Medical Sciences Academy (SMSA), a statement from HPD says.

According to its website, SMSA is a magnet middle and high school, "with a focus on sport and medical sciences." CNN affiliate WFSB said the school has approximately 600 students.

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