Overnight house fire in Lyon Mountain leaves 22-year-old dead

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Fire crews worked to battle an overnight fire Sunday in Lyon Mountain.

New York State Police confirmed that 22-year-old Codi Smithers was found dead in the upstairs bedroom of his home. An autopsy was scheduled for Monday.

His father, Christopher Smithers, was in the house when the fire broke out and suffered injuries to his torso, face and hands. He was taken to the CVPH in Plattsburgh for treatment.

State police are currently working with Clinton County Fire and New York State Fire investigators to determine the cause.

There will be more information to come as the story develops. 

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