Climber who fell 1,000 feet to death on Mt. Hood was Father Robert Cormier, of Jersey City
A New Jersey priest who loved adventure has died fulfilling a lifelong dream.
Father Robert Cormier, 57, fell about 1,000 feet from the top of Oregon's tallest peak Tuesday. Cormier was a priest at St. Patrick's and Assumption All Saints in Jersey City. His friends say climbing Mt. Hood was his dream, and something he had talked about for 35 years.