Dwayne Haskins Jr. was an American football quarterback who played in the National Football League for three seasons.
He played college football at Ohio State, where he won the Sammy Baugh Trophy and was the 2019 Rose Bowl MVP as a sophomore.
Dwayne Haskins, Pittsburgh Steelers QB, dies after being hit by a truck The 24-year-old Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback died early Saturday after being hit by a dump truck, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
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Dwayne Haskins Death: Accident, Why Was He Walking On Highway, Suicide Or What Happened
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Dwayne Haskins died early Saturday morning after he was struck by a dump truck while he was walking on a South Florida highway. Haskins was 24 years old.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Haskins was attempting to cross the westbound lanes of Interstate 595 when he collided with a dump truck at 6:37 a.m. Haskins was pronounced dead at the scene, and officials said it was “unknown” why he was walking on the interstate.
“This is an open traffic homicide investigation,” Florida Highway Patrol spokeswoman Lt. Indiana Miranda told Fox News. “No further information will be released until the investigation is closed.”
Why Was He Walking On Highway:
The Florida Highway Patrol said Haskins was trying to cross the westbound lanes of Interstate 595 in Broward County when a dump truck hit him. The patrol team said in a news release that he was “moving (on the highway) for unknown reasons” when the incident occurred.
Dwayne Haskins, a standout at Ohio State before becoming Washington’s first-round pick and playing in Pittsburgh, died this morning when he got hit by a car in South Florida, per his agent Cedric Saunders.
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Dwayne Haskins was killed Saturday morning when he was struck by a car in South Florida, per ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Haskins, the No. 15 overall pick in the 2019 NFL draft, was 24 years old.
Suicide Or What Happened:
Police uncover Haskins’ death “Mr. Haskins was driving on a limited access facility (highway/expressway) for unknown reasons. He was attempting to cross the westbound lanes of Interstate 595 during oncoming traffic. Unfortunately, he was on an oncoming collided with a dump truck.
Steelers quarterback Dwayne Haskins Jr. is killed in a traffic accident in Florida. Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Dwayne Haskins died Saturday after a traffic accident in West Palm Beach, Florida. Haskins was 24 years old. Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin shared the news of the tragedy in a statement on Saturday.
Haskins is survived by his wife, Calabria, parents Dwayne and Tamara, and a younger sister, Tamia, with whom he was extremely close. Urban Mayer, his coach at Ohio State, told The Dispatch that he was devastated by Haskins’ death. “He was one of the cutest kids,” Meyer said.