Details about what led up to that weren't immediately available. In recent days, Haskins had been in South Florida 

Dwayne Haskins, the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback and 2018 Heisman Trophy finalist at Ohio State, was fatally struck by a dump truck

Dwayne Haskins, a quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers, died early Saturday morning in Florida. The 24-year-old died after being hit by a dump truck while walking on a South Florida interstate.

Haskins was walking on I-595 in Broward County "for unknown reasons," Lt. Indiana Miranda of the Florida Highway Patrol told NPR in an email. 

Haskins was hit by the truck as he tried to cross westbound lanes, Miranda said. He was pronounced dead on the scene. The fatal crash, which is an active traffic 

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when the dump truck hit him, the Florida Highway Patrol said. The incident was reported shortly after 6:30 a.m., the patrol said. 


"[Haskins] quickly became part of our Steelers family upon his arrival to Pittsburgh and was one of our hardest workers, both on the field and in our community," Tomlin wrote. "

Before joining the Steelers, Haskins had a short stint with the Washington team now known as the Commanders. The franchise selected . 

Washington head coach Ron Rivera said he was "heartbroken" to hear of Haskins' death. "Dwayne was a talented young man who had a long life ahead of him,"