Dwayne Haskins Dies of Accident

Steelers quarterback Dwayne Haskins died after being hit by a truck early Saturday. 

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The 24-year-old was trying to cross the I-595 interstate in South Florida. 

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A dump truck hit him, after which he was pronounced dead on the scene. 

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According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the unfortunate event was reported at 6:37 a.m. 

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The Pittsburgh Steelers released a statement after the news. 

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Coach Mike Tomlin said that he was devastated and “at loss of words.”

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Meanwhile, the Commanders coach, Ron Rivera, also expressed his grief. 

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Haskins played for the Washington team, now known as the Commanders, in 2019-20.

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Before NFL, Haskins played for Ohio State, where he was a 2018 Heisman Trophy finalist. 

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The school's athletic director called Haskins a “legend” and mourned his demise. 

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