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Vt. man died from impact of hitting water

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WESTPORT, N.Y. -

A Vermont man whose body was recovered from Lake Champlain died from the impact of hitting the water.

New York State Police divers found Michael Mindell, 39, of Shelburne, following a three-day search near the Palisades cliffs in Westport, N.Y.

Police say Mindell jumped into the lake from an estimated height of 150 feet and never resurfaced.

The medical examiner says the cause of death was multiple traumatic internal injuries due to a recreational jump.

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