Real-time N.H. traffic updates

Jul 4, 2016 1:25 PM

Officials arrest Massachusetts man in water skier crash

The Associated Press

ROCHESTER (AP) — New Hampshire Marine Patrol officials say a water skier from Massachusetts was seriously injured when he was struck by the propeller of a power boat, and his cousin has been charged with felony boating while intoxicated.

Authorities say 38-year-old Brian McComiskey, of Woburn, Massachusetts, was water skiing on Baxter Lake in Rochester when the boat's propeller struck him, seriously injuring his leg. He was taken via life flight to Maine Medical Center.

Police charged his cousin, John Paul McComiskey, also of Woburn, with operating under the influence and say his conduct caused his cousin's injury.

Brian McComiskey's condition was not known, according to police. The incident occurred at about 4:30 p.m. Sunday.

It was not immediately known if John Paul McComiskey has a lawyer.

--  Dealing with the Disease of Addiction? Click here for help --



Concord, NH
Broken Clouds 38°
3pm 39°
4pm 39°
5pm 39°
6pm 38°


N.H. DollarSaver




NH1 on Facebook

Download NH1 App

NH1 on Twitter

Check out NH1 News Rail Polls on LockerDome on LockerDome