Newburgh mans dies in waterfall plunge

State police say Anthony Miele, 30, died after slipping and falling off the Kaaterskill Falls in the town of Hunter.

State police say Anthony Miele, 30, died after slipping and falling off the Kaaterskill Falls in the town of Hunter. (11/15/16)

NEWBURGH - A Newburgh man has died after a tragic hiking accident.

State police say Anthony Miele, 30, died after slipping and falling off the Kaaterskill Falls in the town of Hunter on Saturday.

Officials say Miele was trying to cross the falls when he slipped on some ice, fell into the water and then plunged 120 feet to the rocks below.

His death is not considered suspicious.

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