Steelers’ Dwayne Haskins dies at 24

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Dwayne Haskins died Saturday morning in South Florida. He was 24 years old. Haskins was killed when he was hit by a dump truck while walking on a highway. The Florida Highway Patrol confirmed the crash happened after attempting to cross the westbound lanes of Interstate 595 in Fort Lauderdale. Haskins was pronounced dead at the scene. Florida Highway Patrol spokeswoman Lt. Indiana Miranda did not say why Haskins, 24, was on the highway at the time. The accident caused the closure of the highway for several hours. “He was walking down the highway and got hit,” Miranda told The Associated Press. ESPN was first to report the news of Haskins’ death. King spoke with an athletics spokesperson at the FAU and he said he received reports that Dwayne Haskins and a handful of other NFL players were training on the public artificial turf field at side of the arena on Thursday. FAU athletics had no connection to training the quarterback behind Ben Roethlisberger and Mason Rudolph. Both Tomlin and general manager Kevin Colbert praised Haskins for his improvement since joining the team, and the Steelers re-signed him to a one-year deal as a restricted free agent in March. . He had to compete with Rudolph and Mitch Trubisky for a place. Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said he was “devastated” and “at a loss for words”. Haskins appeared to be working in South Florida this week with several teammates, including Trubisky, running back Najee Harris and tight end Pat Freiermuth. “Devastated,” Rudolph said on social media. Haskins would have turned 25 on May 3.

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Dwayne Haskins died Saturday morning in South Florida. He was 24 years old.

Haskins was killed when he was hit by a dump truck while walking on a highway.

Florida Highway Patrol confirmed the accident happened after attempting to cross the westbound lanes of Interstate 595 in Fort Lauderdale. Haskins was pronounced dead at the scene.

Florida Highway Patrol spokeswoman Lt. Indiana Miranda did not say why Haskins, 24, was on the highway at the time. The accident caused the closure of the highway for several hours.

“He was walking down the highway and got hit,” Miranda told The Associated Press.

ESPN was first to report the news of Haskins’ death.

Sister station WPBF reporter Steve King spoke to an athletics spokesperson at the FAU and he said he had received reports that Dwayne Haskins and a handful of other NFL players s were training on the public artificial turf pitch next to the arena on Thursday. FAU athletics had no connection to training

The former Ohio State standout was drafted by Washington Commanders in 2019, where he played for two seasons before being released by the team.

Pittsburgh signed Haskins in January 2021, becoming the team’s third quarterback behind Ben Roethlisberger and Mason Rudolph.

Both Tomlin and general manager Kevin Colbert praised Haskins for his improvement since joining the team, and the Steelers re-signed him to a one-year deal as a restricted free agent in March. . He had to compete with Rudolph and Mitch Trubisky for a place.

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said he was “devastated” and “at a loss for words.”

Haskins appeared to be working in South Florida this week with several teammates, including Trubisky, running back Najee Harris and tight end Pat Freiermuth.

“Devastated,” said Rodolphe on social media.

Haskins would have turned 25 on May 3.

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