Fatal heroin and opiate overdoses are on pace to double from last year, and if the pattern holds, as many as 570 people in Erie County will die in the epidemic this year.

Eleven people are dying from suspected opiate overdoses each week so far in 2016, county experts say.

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Data provided by the Erie County Department of Health shows where in the county these deaths occurred from 2014 through much of 2015.