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Bucket Brigade founder latest victim of heroin

Bucket Brigade founder Cassandra Vitale was able to help hundreds of storm victims, but, in the end, she was unable to help herself.

Vitale, 29, who died in Florida July 31 of a heroin overdose, had started using the drug while she was still living in Ocean County, according to her family. Her brother, Brick resident J.R. Vitale, said as her work distributing supplies and helping clean out homes began to dwindle, his sister faced a “void” that she filled with the deadly drug.

Read more at APP.com: http://www.app.com/story/news/local/ocean-county/2015/08/06/ocean-county-heroin-epidemic-claims-bucket-brigade-founder/31228131/

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