Mount Hood climber breaks leg; rescue started

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Search-and-rescue teams are on Mount Hood to help an injured climber.

The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office says the man suffered a broken leg Wednesday morning after falling 100 to 200 feet.

The 11,240-foot peak is Oregon's highest point. Thousands of people climb it each year, mostly in spring and summer.

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