Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Dwayne Haskins, 24, played in 16 games over two seasons for the Washington Football Team before joining the Pittsburgh Steelers. Haskins died when he was struck by a dump truck April 10 as he tried to cross a highway on foot in South Florida, authorities said.
Authorities have so far released few details about the circumstances of his death. Here's what we know and don't know about the fatal crash, his short-lived career and how those who knew him have reacted.
According to Florida Highway Patrol, Haskins was trying to cross Interstate 595's westbound lanes, near the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Broward County, when the dump truck hit him.
According to the patrol, the incident reported shortly after 6:30 a.m. In a news release, the patrol stated that he had been "walking on (the roadway) for unclear reasons."
There were no additional facts provided concerning the events that led up to the tragedy.
How haskin's teammates and coaches remembering him
Teammates and coaches who knew Haskins offered their condolences and remembrances since his death.
Ohio State coach Ryan Day said Monday members of the team were hurting and announced they will honor Haskins at its spring game on Saturday.
"When you think about Dwayne you just think about the compassion he had, certainly for all of his teammates and his friends. He always took time after practice to be around family members, kids," he said. "He meant a lot to my family and he meant a lot to this program, and he's going to be sorely missed.