kayak rescue

Inside NHPR
1:10 pm
Mon September 24, 2012

Top Stories: Kayaker Who Died Was An Official National Whitewater Organizer, Candidates Debate

Alan Panebaker
Credit American Whitewater

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North Country
12:46 pm
Wed September 19, 2012

Vermont Man Dies in Kayaking Accident

A kayaking accident has taken a life in the North Country. NHPR's Chris Jensen reports.

A Vermont kayaker in his mid-20’s died Wednesday in an accident in the Franconia State Park, says Lincoln Police Chief Theodore Smith.

Smith said the man was kayaking with two companions on the West Branch of the Pemigewasset River.

The trio – described by Smith as experienced kayakers – were in a steep and narrow gorge near the Pine Sentinel Bridge.

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