Queens man dies after falling from cliff at state park along Hudson River

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Tuesday, September 1, 2015

STAATSBURG, N.Y. -- Police say a man has died after falling from a cliff at a state park along the Hudson River in Dutchess County.

A state parks spokesman tells the Kingston Daily Freeman that 34-year-old Shahedul Kahn of Queens was camping at Margaret Lewis Norrie State Park when he fell from a 30-foot cliff into the river around 2:15 a.m. Saturday.

Dutchess County sheriff's deputies and park police recovered Kahn's body. He was declared dead at a Poughkeepsie hospital.

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