There was a death on Mt. Hood today - in a skiing 'hit and run'. We're told a man skiing by himself - apparently collided with someone on the mountain, and died from his injuries. The other person involved didn't stick around to see what had happened. Based on the conversation in our afternoon meeting - this story will be a 'talker'. Everyone had questions, and there were not many answers. Drew Mikkelsen is on the mountain, and he will have the latest information for us tonight.
This comes - as road crews are preparing for a major winter storm. There will be FEET of new snow on the mountain this weekend, which could seriously hamper efforts to get snow plows on the road. You'll see what you're in for - if you're thinking about heading up the mountain.
We also revisit a story from a recent storm - that knocked out power to so many people. You may remember the family that almost died from carbon monoxide poisoning - after they ran a generator in their garage. Tonight, they're speaking out about what happened to them. You'll hear that - and much more, tonight on Newschannel 8. We hope you can join us.