NEW BEDFORD - A New Bedford man is dead after an apparent drug overdose.

The Bristol County District Attorney's Office says the 25-year-old man was found in his parked vehicle outside of 280 Hillman Street just before 5:30 a.m. Thursday.

Gregg Miliote, spokesman for the Bristol County District Attorney's Office, says the man died in his parked vehicle. Drug paraphernalia and drugs were found in the man's possession.

The State Medical Examiner's Office has taken custody of the body. The exact cause of death is pending an autopsy.