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Local Basketball School Coach Dies After Chili Crash

 
Posted July 16th, 2014 @ 11:48am

Greece N.Y.- A sad day for the Greece Olympia high school community.

The Monroe County Sheriff's office says yesterday evening in Chili, Varsity boys basketball coach Steven Derooy, was leaving Roberts Wesleyan College when he drove across Buffalo Road, then struck a house and a tree.

Derooy was pronounced dead at Unity Hospital.

Deputies say a medical issue may have been a factor in the crash.

The high school issued a statement saying they are saddened at the news and they will hold a remembrance for the longtime coach and PE teacher at a later date.

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