Dwayne fatally struck by truck

Dwayne Haskins, the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback & 2018 Heisman Trophy finalist at Ohio, was fatally struck by a dump truck Saturday morning.

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Haskins was trying to cross Interstate 595's westbound lanes, near the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood INT Airport in Broward County, when the dump truck hit him, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

He was "walking on (the highway) for unknown reasons" when the incident happened

Patrol said in a News release

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Haskins had been in South Florida working out with some Steelers teammates, as captured in Instagram stories from Haskins and Steelers running back Najee Harris.

In recent days,

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News of Haskins' death drew statements of shock from around the league and beyond.

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"I am devastated and at a loss for words with the unfortunate passing of Dwayne Haskins,"

Mike Tomlin said in a statement released by the team

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"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,"

Tomlin's statement reads

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"I feel like I can be a starter in this league. I got drafted for that reason,"

Haskins said in January

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