- On Saturday morning it was announced that NFL QB Dwayne Haskins had tragically passed away at 24-years-old after getting struck by a car.
- New details reveal that Haskins was attempting to walk across a major highway in South Florida at the time of his death.
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New details have emerged regarding Dwayne Haskins’ tragic death.
On Saturday morning, it was reported that Haskins had died after he was hit by a car while walking.
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Dwayne Haskins died this weekend when he was hit by a car, his agent Cedric Saunders told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Haskins was 24 years old.
Haskins was training in South Florida with other Steelers quarterbacks, running backs and wide receivers. He was killed Saturday morning when he got hit by a vehicle.
According to Florida Highway Patrol, Haskins was hit by a dump truck while walking across a South Florida highway.
Tragic details: Dwayne Haskins was walking on I-595 for unknown reasons, the Florida Highway Patrol says.
He tried to cross lanes with oncoming traffic and collided with a dump truck.
— Andy Slater (@AndySlater) April 9, 2022
Initial reports reveal the accident happened at 6:37 am.
FATAL CRASH: Dump truck hits and kills pedestrian, leaving westbound lanes of I-595 closed for investigation. See which roads FHP is guiding people to divert traffic to. https://t.co/UEtbWXiMVZ
— WPLG Local 10 News (@WPLGLocal10) April 9, 2022
It’s currently unclear as to why Haskins decided to cross the highway on foot.