Erika Hurt: Indiana Woman Says She’s One Year Sober After Heroin OD Photo Went Viral

Erika Hurt: Indiana Woman Says She's One Year Sober After Heroin OD Photo Went Viral

One year ago, Indiana resident Erika Hurt was fighting a losing battle against heroin addiction. And while a viral photo of someone slumped back in their car after a drug overdose could be a source of great embarrassment and scandal, it turned out to be a blessing in disguise, as it reportedly convinced the 26-year-old mother to turn her life around and get clean.

According to a report from the New York Post, the incident happened on October 22, 2016, when Hurt was found in the parking lot of a Dollar General, passed out in her car with a needle in her hand. As his mother apparently suffered from a heroin overdose, Hurt’s infant son Parker was shown in the picture as well, crying in the back seat.

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