Lost woman found in Clough State Park after extensive search

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WEARE –– A woman who was reported missing while walking her dog in Clough State Park was found safe early Monday morning, according to local law enforcement agencies.

Kimberly Kerr, 52, was reported missing by her family at approximately 11:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 22, after she did not return from walking her dog near Sherwood Forest Road.

Weare Police, Weare Fire, and Dunbarton Police departments immediately responded to the report and began searching the area. Following unsuccessful initial attempts to locate Kerr, New Hampshire State Police Dispatch was notified.

State Police K9 units were dispatched to the scene at around 11:30 p.m. but were unable to locate Kerr after several hours of searching.

New Hampshire Fish and Game Conservation Officers were finally notified at 3:00 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 23.

Conservation officers took over the search at about 5:30 a.m., with one officer eventually locating Kerr approximately 25 minutes later on the OHRV trails in Clough State Park, using an ATV.

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