24-year-old NFL running back Dwayne Haskins was killed in a car crash Saturday.
We are deeply saddened by the tragic loss of Dwayne Haskins.— Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) April 9, 2022
May he rest in peace. pic.twitter.com/PsDEx9RI5J
Local10.com reports that the crash occurred at about 7:00 a.m. as Haskins was traveling across westbound on 595. Haskins was apparently attempting to cross the while there was oncoming traffic and collided with a dump truck as he crossed.
Authorities pronounced Haskins dead at the scene of the crash.
Haskins was a 2019 recruit, currently playing for the NFL’s Pittsburgh Steelers. In a statement, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin expressed that he is “ “devastated and at a loss for words with the unfortunate passing of Dwayne Haskins.”
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