Climber dies after fall near Snoqualmie Pass



SNOQUALMIE PASS, Wash. (AP) — Rescue crews have recovered the body of a climber who fell Monday on Kalateen Peak near Snoqualmie Pass.

King County sheriff’s spokesman Sgt. John Urquhart says the climber was in his 20s. Authorities received a call around 10 a.m. Monday that a male climber had fallen at least 100 feet and was seriously injured.

Urquhart said Monday afternoon the man’s body was flown to Bandera State Airport, and would be turned over to the Medical Examiner’s office.