Cupar, Sask., man dies of blood clot days after breaking foot
Michael Pletz was building a swing set for his kids in the backyard. His ladder slipped on some gravel and his foot got caught in the rungs, breaking it. He was taken to hospital and his leg was put in a cast. However, five days later, he started feeling pain in his calf and later died of a blood clot. Garth Materie spoke to both his wife, Sharon Pletz and CBC's Dr. Brian Goldman about what could have been done to prevent Michael's death.