Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Dwayne Haskins was killed when he was hit by a automobile this weekend. He was 24.
His agent confirmed to ESPN that the athlete died the morning Saturday, April 9 and that the accident occurred in South Florida, the place the NFL star was coaching with different Steelers quarterbacks, operating backs and broad receivers.
“I’m devastated and perplexed with the unlucky passing of Dwayne Haskins,” Mike Tomlin, the Steelers’ head coach mentioned in an announcement on Twitter. “He rapidly turned a part of our Steelers household upon his arrival in Pittsburgh and was certainly one of our hardest employees, each on the sector and in our group.”
Tomlin continued, “Dwayne was an important teammate, however much more so an amazing buddy to so many. I’m really heartbroken. Our ideas and prayers are along with his spouse, Kalabrya [Gondrezick-Haskins], and his whole household throughout this troublesome time.”
Haskins, a New Jersey native who was additionally raised in Maryland, was an Ohio State College star quarterback and Heisman Trophy finalist earlier than he started his NFL profession.