By CBSNewYork Team

SOUTHOLD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Parts of Long Island have been hit with a rash of deadly drug overdoses.

Police say five people died in Southold and one person died in Shelter Island in the last eight days.

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One person was able to be saved.

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Investigators believe the deaths are linked to a batch of cocaine laced with fentanyl.

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Police continue to investigate.

CBSNewYork Team