Kativik Regional Government

Policing Media Release

Kuujjuaq, Québec, April 4, 2017 - In the evening of Saturday, April 1st a 12-year-old girl was accidently struck to the head by a puck while watching a hockey game at the local municipal arena of Salluit, Nunavik. Following the incident, the girl received medical attention.

On Sunday morning, her death was determined at the Salluit nursing dispensary. An autopsy is being performed in Montreal at the coroner’s request and the Kativik Regional Police Force and the Sûreté du Québec are jointly investigating the case.

 

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Source:

Jean-Philippe Dubois

Communications Coordinator

Kativik Regional Government

Tel. 819-964-2961, ext. 2219