Man diving off boat breaks neck


MOULTONBOROUGH, N.H. (AP) – A Massachusetts man broke his neck after diving into shallow water in Lake Winnipesaukee.

New Hampshire Marine Patrol reported Howard Abernathy, 37, of Haverhill, Mass., injured his shoulder and broke his neck after diving off a boat at Wentworth Shores in Moultonborough late Sunday afternoon. Another man on the boat brought him to the shore. Abernathy was taken to Lakes Region General Hospital.

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