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Climber Killed In Fall On Mt. Hood

(Timberline Lodge, OR) -- A climber is dead after a fall on Mt. Hood Sunday afternoon. Two climbers fell and one person was able to use a cell phone to call for help. Conditions were dangerous on the mountain with avalanches and winds gusting to 70 miles an hour. Rescuers reached the climbers on Monday and found one person dead and the other person injured. The survivor was carried down on a litter to Timberline Lodge and transported to a hospital. The conditions were too dangerous to bring down the person who died. A recovery mission will happen when conditions improve.

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