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: Teen Who Drowned While Swimming With Friends In Hyde Park Pond Identified
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: Police Investigating 2 People Shot In Peabody
Officers said Marshall and two companions decided to climb the steep ledge to the right of the falls when Marshall fell.MORE NEWS: Jurassic Quest Is Officially Open At Gillette Stadium
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