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Officials rule deaths of 2 Reno teens drug-related accidents

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Posted at 1:38 PM, Mar 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-04 16:41:33-05

RENO (AP) — Authorities in Reno say the recent deaths of two high school students were drug-related and accidental.

The Washoe County Regional Medical Examiner's Office on Wednesday attributed the deaths of Damonte Ranch High School seniors Daniel Davis in January and Jacob Miles Eckart in February to acute fentanyl intoxication.

Davis was 17 and also had the drug commonly known as Ecstasy in his system when he was pronounced dead Jan. 29 at a hospital.

Eckart was 18. he was found dead at home Feb. 3.

Investigators determined the teens may have thought the drugs they were using were prescription pain pills.