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Hood Fatality

August 17 2001 at 11:19 AM
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A 15-year-old boy visiting from Illinois died Wednesday after a freak accident that happened while he was climbing Mount Hood.

Witnesses said a refrigerator-sized sheet of ice fell on Evan Clark near a glacier on the Timberline Trail west of Cloud Cap.

Clark was hiking with family and friends at the 5,500-foot level on the north side of the mountain when a four- or five-foot diameter sheet of ice fell on himhttp://www.katu.com/news/story.asp?ID=28850

 
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