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Skier Dies After Falling On Mount Hood

(Portland, OR)  --  Police say search and rescue crews have recovered the body of a man who fell while skiing on Mount Hood.  The Clackamas County Sheriff's office says Portland Mountain Rescue found the man alive just after noon yesterday at Illumination Saddle.  Crews immediately started rendering aid to the man, but he died on the mountain shortly after being found.  Investigators believe he was backcountry skiing in the area when he fell.  An investigation is ongoing, but foul play is not suspected at this time.

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