Man hospitalized after falling 150 feet into abandoned mine shaft in Corinth

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Photo courtesy Hanover, NH Fire Department

A man was recovering at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center late Sunday after falling about 150 feet down an abandoned mine shaft in Corinth.

The Hanover Fire Department was one of more than a half dozen agencies from New Hampshire and Vermont that helped with the rescue at the former Eureka Mine on Pike Hill.

The initial call came in shortly after 9:40 p.m. Saturday, the Hanover Fire Department said. Hanover firefighters were called in shortly before 11:00 p.m. The man was rescued and airlifted to DHCMC for treatment.

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