Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Dwayne Haskins was killed Saturday morning.
when he was hit by a rubbish truck while walking on a South Florida highway.
Haskins, 24, had been in South Florida to train with other Steelers quarterbacks, running backs and wide receivers.
The accident happened around 6.37am on I-595 West at the I-95 interchange outside Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.
Haskins was killed in the accident, but officials did not reveal why he was walking on the highway
The former Ohio State standout had been in the NFL since 2019, with Washington and then as a third-string quarterback with the Steelers.
“I am devastated and at a loss for words with the unfortunate passing of Dwayne Haskins,” Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said in a statement.
Haskins came off the bench in 2017 when J.T. Barrett got hurt midgame in Ann Arbor to lead the Buckeyes to a win over Michigan.
The Steelers signed him in 2021, using him as the third-string QB behind Ben Roethlisberger and Mason Rudolph.
He did not play last season and was inactive for all but one game.