Thea Digiammerino

Jewett City Man Dies After Falling Down Waterfall in New Hampshire

A 23-year-old Jewett City man has died after falling from Cannon Mountain in New Hampshire.

According to the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department, 23-year-old Zachariah Petersen was camping with a friend on the side of Cannon Mountain just above a waterfall along Tram Brook.

Officials said Petersen slipped and fell down the waterfall. His friend pulled him from the brook and called for help, but Petersen died of his injuries.

Conservation police said alcohol may have been a factor.

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