Skier Killed In Fall High On Mt. Hood

Photo: KATU

A person who was apparently skiing high on Mt. Hood died in a fall.

The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office says the person climbed to the Illumination Saddle area.

A member of Portland Mountain Rescue found the person around the 9,400 foot elevation.

The person died before help could arrive.

A recovery effort was launched to bring the person off the mountain.

The person's name hasn't been released.

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