A woman told a 911 dispatcher that Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks was 'getting ready to go into convulsions' after he was fatally struck in the chest by an errant Fourth of July fireworks mortar blast at a Michigan home.
The call was one of three released Tuesday in connection with Kivlenieks' death, which police are investigating as an accident. Kivlenieks, 24 of Latvia, was struck about 10pm Sunday at a home in Novi, about 28 miles northwest of Detroit. He was pronounced dead at a hospital. A spokesperson for the Oakland County medical examiner's office told DailyMail.com that the official cause of death is 'fireworks mortar blast chest