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Seattle climber dies after fall on Mt. Hood

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MOUNT HOOD, OR (KPTV) -

A Seattle man died Sunday after falling about 600 feet down steep terrain on Mt. Hood. 

The man fell near the Hogsback climbing area at about 11:30 a.m. Sunday.

Deputies with the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue team responded and with the help of Mt. Hood Ski Patrol and Portland Mountain Rescue, found the victim, a 32-year-old man from Seattle. 

The man received medical treatment at the scene. He was then airlifted by the Oregon Air National Guard to a Portland-area hospital, where he was pronounced dead. 

The man’s identity has not been released. 

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