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Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Dwayne Haskins dies at 24

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Dwayne Haskins was killed when hit by a vehicle over the weekend. He was 24 years old.

The athlete died on the morning of Saturday April 9 in South Florida, where the NFL star was training with other Steelers players. “Mr. Haskins was walking on a restricted access facility for unknown reasons. He was attempting to cross the westbound lanes of Interstate 595 while there was oncoming traffic,” the Florida Highway Patrol said. in a statement to E! News. “Unfortunately he collided with an oncoming dump truck. Mr. Haskins was pronounced dead at the scene.”

The group added that the case remains an “open traffic homicide investigation”.

“I am devastated and at a loss for words with the unfortunate passing of Dwayne Haskins,” mike tomlinthe Steelers head coach said in a statement Twitter. “He quickly became part of our Steelers family upon his arrival in Pittsburgh and was one of our hardest workers, both on the field and in our community.”

Tomlin continued: “Dwayne was a great teammate but even more so a great friend to so many people. I am truly heartbroken. Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife, Kalabrya [Gondrezick-Haskins]and all his family during this difficult time.”

Haskins, a New Jersey native who also grew up in Maryland, was a star quarterback at Ohio State University and a Heisman Trophy finalist before starting his NFL career.


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