Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Dwayne Haskins fatally struck by a dump truck on Florida highway, police say
Dwayne Haskins, the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback and 2018 Heisman Trophy finalist at Ohio State,
Haskins, who re-signed with the Steelers last month, was 24.
Haskins was trying to cross Interstate 595's westbound lanes,
Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Broward County, when the dump truck hit him, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
He was "walking on (the highway) for unknown reasons" when the incident happened, the patrol said in a news release.
Details about what led up to that weren't immediately available. In recent days, Haskins had been in South Florida working out with some Steelers teammates,
News of Haskins' death drew statements of shock from around the league and beyond.
"I am devastated and at a loss for words with the unfortunate passing of Dwayne Haskins," Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said in a statement released by the team.
Pittsburgh Steelers QB Dwayne Haskins dies after being struck by dump