Franconia Notch State Park en Vermont Man Dies in Kayaking Accident <p>A kayaking accident has taken a life in the North Country. NHPR's Chris Jensen reports.</p><p></p><p>A Vermont kayaker in his mid-20’s died Wednesday in an accident in the Franconia State Park, says Lincoln Police Chief Theodore Smith.</p><p>Smith said the man was kayaking with two companions on the West Branch of the Pemigewasset River.</p><p>The trio – described by Smith as experienced kayakers – were in a steep and narrow gorge near the <a href="">Pine Sentinel Bridge.</a></p> Wed, 19 Sep 2012 16:46:38 +0000 Chris Jensen 13202 at