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Thursday, April 2, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Mountain-Climbing Prof Killed

A psychology professor was found dead Sunday a day after he set out on the final climb of his quest to scale New England’s 100 highest peaks.

Jeff Rubin, 53, apparently fell to his death on 3,861-foot Fort Mountain.

The Tufts University faculty member and a friend had planned to climb North Brother Mountain and then go to nearby Fort Mountain. They reached the 4,143-foot summit of North Brother on Saturday in high wind and heavy rain. Rubin kept going, his friend turned back.

Reaching New England’s 100 highest peaks is a goal of many dedicated climbers, according to the Appalachian Mountain Club.

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