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Matiss Kivlenieks' Death

Born (Birthday) August 26, 1996

Death Date July 4, 2021

Age of Death 24 years

Causes of Death Accident and Chest trauma

Profession Hockey Player

The hockey player Matiss Kivlenieks died at the age of 24. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

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