Ogden man dead after car crashes into Chili garage

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CHILI, N.Y. (WROC) – The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a car crashed into a Chili resident’s garage Sunday afternoon.

Deputies say the accident took place at the corner of Union Street and Ronnie Lane. The sole occupant of the car was found to be deceased. The man was identified Monday as 40-year-old Frank Blockston III of Ogden.

Officials say two deputies were treated at the scene for minor burn injuries. Additionally, two Chili Fire Department firefighters who arrived in personal vehicles tried to help and suffered minor burn injuries. Officials say they were treated and released at Strong Memorial Hospital.

None of the occupants of the residence were injured during the crash. The Red Cross responded to assist the residents of the home that is now uninhabitable due to the fire, officials say.

Union Street was closed between Westside Drive and Buffalo Road but has since reopened.

This is a developing story, News 8 will provide updates as they become available.

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