ALBANY, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department says a hiker fell 40 feet to his death while trying to climb a steep ledge near a waterfall in the White Mountain National Forest.
Rescuers recovered the body of 29-year-old Steven Marshall of Waltham, Massachusetts, on Saturday.READ MORE: Massachusetts Reports 1,512 New COVID Cases, 12 Additional Deaths
Conservation officers responded to the area of Champney Falls Trail off of the Kancamagus Highway in Albany at about 1 p.m. Saturday. They said Marshall was hiking with friends on the trail when the group stopped at an area known as Pitcher Falls.READ MORE: Nashua 'Turkey Bowl' Canceled Due To COVID Concerns
Officers said Marshall and two companions decided to climb the steep ledge to the right of the falls when Marshall fell.MORE NEWS: Ashland High School Gets State Approval To Drop Mask Mandate; No 'Immediate Change' Planned
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