NFL quarterback Dwayne Haskins dies in South Florida

Former first-round draft pick struck by dump truck while trying to cross I-595
Pittsburgh Steelers QB Dwayne Haskins throws football during warmup, Jan. 3, 2022
Posted at 12:02 PM, Apr 09, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-10 09:59:19-04

BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Dwayne Haskins, 24, died when he was struck by a dump truck Saturday morning in South Florida, his agent Cedric Saunders told ESPN.

Haskins was in South Florida training, according to ESPN.

Florida Highway Patrol Lt. Indiana Miranda said Haskins was walking on a limited access highway for unknown reasons and attempted to run across the westbound lanes of Interstate 595 when there was oncoming traffic.

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Dwayne Haskins prepares to throw in preseason game vs. Carolina Panthers in 2021
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Dwayne Haskins plays against the Carolina Panthers during the first half of a preseason game Friday, Aug. 27, 2021, in Charlotte, N.C.

He was struck by a dump truck and died at the scene.

Haskins played for Ohio State, was selected by the Washington Redskins in the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft and was released after less than two seasons.

He signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2021.