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Latest News Wires Ranger tumbles to his death after rescuing Mt. Rainier hikers (+video)

Mount Rainier park ranger Nick Hall helped rescue three climbers before he fell Thursday. Hall was the second Mount Rainier ranger to die this year.

AP Photo/Elaine Thompson

Authorities at Mount Rainier National Park faced the grim task Friday of recovering the body of one of their own rangers who slid more than 3,000 feet to his death while helping rescue a climbing party.