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3 Are Dead and 4 Hospitalized in Pittsburgh From Overdoses, Officials Say

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Three men died and four others were hospitalized in Pittsburgh early Sunday morning as a result of overdoses, authorities said.

All of the men were wearing orange paper bands on their wrists and had been at the same event at the same venue, police said. The men left the venue, which officials did not identify, to go to a private residence, where they overdosed on drugs together, police said.

“To be clear, this was not a case of a tainted drug being passed around or distributed in large volume at a large venue which could have affected even more people,” Chris Togneri, a spokesman for the Department of Public Safety, said.