Drug Party Death

Konawa, OK – 1 dead, 7 in hospital after Oklahoma drug overdose

KONAWA, Okla. (AP) Authorities say one person is dead and seven are in the hospital after overdosing on a hallucinogenic drug in Konawa.

Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Jessica Brown said authorities received an emergency call about 1:30 a.m. Saturday from a Konawa residence. She says they found eight people ranging in age from 19 to their early 20s suffering from severe drug toxicity.

She says they overdosed on the drug 2C-E, which is similar to ecstasy.

Brown says one person was pronounced dead at a Seminole hospital. She says seven others are in the hospital three in Ada, four in Norman and that two of them are in critical condition.