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Dwayne Haskins killed in Florida

Published April 9, 2022 at 11:55
BY JOSH

Sad news from the sports world, as 24-year-old Dwayne Haskins was killed this morning in Florida.

Dwayne Haskins, a standout at Ohio State before becoming Washington's first-round pick and playing in Pittsburgh, died this morning when he got hit by a car in South Florida, per his agent Cedric Saunders. Haskins would have turned 25 years old on May 3.


Haskins was a quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers and his head coach Mike Tomlin released the following statement:


I am devastated and at a loss for words with the unfortunate passing of Dwayne Haskins. He quickly became part of our Steelers family upon his arrival in Pittsburgh and was one of our hardest workers, both on the field and in our community. Dwayne was a great teammate, but even more so a tremendous friend to so many. I am truly heartbroken.

Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife, Kalabrya, and his entire family during this difficult time.

This is sad news for the sports world as we mourn the loss of a promising young athlete.
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