Body of man who died after Mt. Hood fall recovered

GOVERNMENT CAMP, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say the body of a person who fell and was found at 9,400 feet (2,865 meters) on Mount Hood has been recovered. The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office says a person who climbs with Portland Mountain Rescue called 911 at 12:12 p.m. Tuesday to report finding a person who had fallen. The sheriff’s office says the man was wearing ski boots and was found at an area known as Illumination Saddle. Volunteers with Portland Mountain Rescue were with the fallen man, according to the sheriff’s office. Later Tuesday afternoon, the sheriff’s office said the person had died. The body was recovered Tuesday evening.