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Tragedy unfolds for 11-year old hockey player during team practice


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December 15, 2023  (2:29 PM)
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A heartbreaking incident occurred recently when an 11-year-old hockey player lost his life after being accidentally hit by a puck during a team practice in Montreal.

Emergency services responded promptly, rushing the boy to the hospital, but unfortunately, he succumbed to his injuries. The Saint-Eustache Police Department confirmed the tragic news on Friday, expressing condolences to the family and the broader sporting community.
Reports suggest the boy was struck in the neck, although official confirmation is pending. Following an investigation, the police deemed it an unfortunate accident, noting that the player was wearing all required protective gear, including neck guards.
In response to the recent tragedy, Jean-Philippe Labrèche, president of the Saint-Eustache minor hockey association, provided information for those seeking support. He encouraged anyone affected to reach out to 811 or Sport'Aide at 1-833-211-2433.
Expressing solidarity, Labrèche acknowledged the impact on witnesses, parents, volunteers, and those supporting young hockey players. Seeking help during this difficult time is emphasized as a crucial step.
This sorrowful story continues to unfold, and updates will be provided as more information becomes available.
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