The hockey player Matiss Kivlenieks died at the age of 24. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Former professional goaltender that played for the Columbus Blue Jackets during the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 season before his passing. He won an award for Goaltender of the Year and Player of the Year in the United States Hockey League in 2017.
He was a native of Riga, Latvia, where he lived with his mother, his sister, and his late father who passed away when he was a young child.
How did Matiss Kivlenieks die?
Kivlenieks, 24, was killed on July 4 in a fireworks-related incident in Oakland County, Mich. A medical examiner said he died of chest trauma caused by a fireworks mortar blast.1 Dec 2021