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Todd Bogardus, NH Fish and Game: 603-271-3361
Lt. Robert Bryant: 603-271-3127
September 23, 2010

New York Man, Age 71, Dies While Hiking On Franconia Notch

FRANCONIA, N.H. Terrance Fitzhenry, age 71, of Oneonta, N.Y., died while hiking alone on the Old Bridal Path Trail in Franconia Notch on Wednesday, September 22, 2010. N.H. Fish and Game Conservation Officers were called in at about 2 p.m. after a hiker discovered the body about 1 1/2 miles up the trail from the trailhead. Little is known about the situation, but it appears that Fitzhenry had been hiking alone and was on his way back down the trail when he succumbed to an unknown illness. Fish and Game Conservation Officers and search-and-rescue volunteers carried his body off the trail.

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