Hockey Junior team Novokuznetsk «Metallurgist» Alexander Orehov has died at the age of 16. On Tuesday, 2 February, said TASS press attache of club Igor Ivashin.
Alexander Nut was seriously injured on January 14 in a match of Junior hockey League «Siberia». After throwing the puck hit him in the neck. As a result, the hockey player lost consciousness.
«Today Alexander Orehov has died. The club’s management and administration of the city and Kemerovo region will render all necessary assistance to the family of a hockey player,» said the Ivashin.
Investigatory management SK the Russian Federation across the Novosibirsk region has informed on the beginning of the inspection upon receipt by Alexander Nut fatal injuries during the match.
«The investigative Committee of Russia in Novosibirsk region conducted preliminary examination on the fact of bodily injury in the form of closed cherepno-a brain trauma and brain contusion severe severity minor player of the team «Metallurgist» Novokuznetsk Alexander Nut during the hockey game,» – said TASS in the press-service of management.