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Massachusetts woman’s ill-advised hike up Monadnock ends with 20-foot fall onto rocks and serious injuries

By Dean Shalhoup - Senior Staff Reporter | Apr 8, 2021
Courtesy photo A medical helicopter touches down at the landing zone set up early Monday morning for the transport of injured Massachusetts hiker Jennifer Publicover to the UMass Memorial Medical Center. (Courtesy photo)
Courtesy photo Rescuers prepare to transport Jennifer Publicover, seen in the background secured to a rescue litter, to a pickup truck that brought her to an ambulance, which brought her to a medical helicopter, for treatment of injuries sustained in a fall onto rocks llate Sunday night (Courtesy photo)
Courtesy photo The rocky area where hiker Jennifer Publicover landed after falling 20 feet from a ledge late Sunday night. Rescue personnel can be seen tending to her in the background. (Courtesy photo)


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