Raleigh County Woman Charged With Child Neglect After Overdosing In Parking Lot

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – A Raleigh County woman is in jail after she overdosed in her car with her child inside the vehicle.

According to court documents, Erin Crouch, was found by a witness in a car passed out. The witness stated there was a child in the vehicle and she couldn’t get her mom to wake up. ┬áThe witness got the child out of the vehicle and took her inside to call 911.

Crouch was given narcan to regain consciousness, once awake she told police she had snorted a 30mg oxycontin.

The child said they were parked in the parking lot and her mommy fell asleep. ┬áThe child stated that there was drool running out of her mommy’s mouth and she tried to wake her up, but she wouldn’t.

Crouch is charged with child neglect and is being held in the Southern Regional Jail.

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