Live video: Memorial service for Patten native killed during mountain rescue

Posted June 29, 2012, at 1:04 p.m.
Last modified June 29, 2012, at 1:57 p.m.

PARADISE, Wash. — A memorial service will be held Friday afternoon for a Patten native killed during a mountain rescue.

Nick Hall, 33, slid about 3,700 feet to his death June 21 as he was helping evacuate climbers from a crevasse by helicopter near the summit of the 14,411-foot mountain, according to his father, Carter Hall, and a park spokesman.

Park Service spokeswoman Nancy Stimson says fog and snow again prevented a helicopter from recovering the body.