Eugene Police are seeking the public’s help identifying a man who saved the life of a man who overdosed on heroin Sunday morning, according to a press release.
Just after 7:30 a.m., Oct. 29, an officer was called to a report of a man and woman who had overdosed on heroin at W. 13th Ave. and Polk St.
Officer Jannalyn Farley responded and observed both subjects needed CPR. She began to administer CPR on the woman, but no one else was in the area to help the man.
An unidentified man ran from across the street, and at the officer’s direction, administered CPR on the man who overdosed.
As medics arrived, another officers came to the scene and took over CPR for the man.
Officer Farley, during the incident, lost track of the man who had raced across the street to help the male, and the man had left.
Police say the medic team told Officer Farley the unidentified man had saved the man’s life.
Police are hoping the man will come forward and be recognizing for his lifesaving efforts.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Officer Farley at 541-556-6863.
The man was wearing a black zippered collared sweater, blue jeans, brown work boots and a dark baseball cap.
The two who overdosed were transported to an area hospital.