Medical Emergency Rescue near Peaked Mountain in North Conway

by Gino Devaney on August 28, 2020

North Conway:  On Thursday, August 27th shortly after 1:00 PM New Hampshire Fish and Game was notified that a hiker was in distress on the Middle Mountain Trail in the area of Peaked Mountain in North Conway.  The hiker was Theodore Clancy, 76 of Lake Hopatcong, NJ.  Theodore was hiking with his son, daughter in law and grandson.  After hiking for about an hour Theodore began having chest pain and they phoned 911 for assistance.  They were about a mile and a half from the trailhead.

Along with Conservation Officers members of North Conway Fire and Conway Fire departments responded.  Paramedics were able to assess Theodore, provided treatment and monitor his condition.  He was placed in a litter and carried to the trailhead.  He arrived at the trailhead shortly after 4:00 PM and was transported by ambulance to the Memorial Hospital in North Conway.  Ultimately he was transported by DHART to the Maine Medical Center for additional care.

Source: NH Fish and Game Press Release