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For Immediate Release
April 29, 2017
For more information contact:
C. McLain, Lt.

Boating Accident – Overturned Canoe, Pemigewasset River, Woodstock

On Saturday, April 29, 2017 at approximately 3:15 PM, New Hampshire State Police – Marine Patrol dispatch received a call regarding a canoe that had overturned sending two adult males into the water in the Pemigewasset River in Woodstock. One person safely reached shore, while the second was unaccounted for.

First responders searched the area and located the sixty-nine year old victim in the water. He was brought to shore where he was pronounced deceased.

Responding agencies included New Hampshire Fish and Game, Woodstock Police and Fire Departments and the New Hampshire State Police – Marine Patrol.

An autopsy will be performed and the victim's name is being withheld pending notification of family.

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