Barrington man dies snowshoeing

by Tony on February 25, 2014

A New Hampshire Fish and Game Officer says a 70-year-old Barrington, New Hampshire man died Monday morning while snowshoeing with his wife in Tuftonboro.

Lt. Jim Goss says Richard W. West and his wife Joyce were on the Red-Green Trail on Mount Tate about 11 a.m. when West died about two miles in from the trailhead at the intersection of Route 171 and Sodom Rd.

Conservation officers were joined in the recovery effort by firefighters from Tuftonboro and Ossipee Corner – and Stewarts Ambulance.