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Only sharing the one story today because it doesn’t feel right putting any other stories with it, but that doesn’t mean you can’t use Quick Hits to bring stuff up that’s interesting to you.

Columbus Blue Jackets goalie Matiss Kivlenieks, 24, dies after being struck by fireworks - ESPN

Police in Novi, Michigan, said the mortar-style firework tilted slightly and started to fire toward people nearby Sunday night. The 24-year-old Kivlenieks was in a hot tub and tried to get clear with several other people, police Lt. Jason Meier said.

Please be careful out there and hug your loved ones.