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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