Mount Rainier Ranger Falls 3,700 Feet To Death

A park ranger fell about 3,700 feet to his death on Mount Rainier in Washington state Thursday during an operation to rescue four climbers.

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  • Mount Rainier ranger falls to death during rescue
    SEATTLE (Reuters) - A ranger at Mount Rainier National Park in Washington state fell over 3,000 feet to his death while trying to rescue stranded climbers who had fallen into a crevasse on the frigid mountain, park officials said on Friday. Rescuers had ...
    06/22/2012 - 3:03 pm | View Link
  • Mount Rainier ranger falls to death during rescue
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