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Climber who fell 1,000 feet to death on Mt. Hood was Father Robert Cormier, of Jersey City

Father Robert Cormier, 57, fell about 1,000 feet

Father Robert Cormier, 57, fell about 1,000 feet from the top of Oregon's tallest peak Tuesday. (May 14, 2014 6:36 PM)

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.

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