Report: Former Ohio State QB Dwayne Haskins struck, killed by car

Dwayne Haskins #7 of the Ohio State Buckeyes throws a pass in the second quarter of the game against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights at Ohio Stadium on September 8, 2018 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Former Ohio State football quarterback Dwayne Haskins has died after being struck by a vehicle early Saturday morning in Florida, according to ESPN.

Adam Schefter reported the news on Saturday morning:

Haskins, 24, had just been picked up by the Pittsburgh Steelers. The team released this statement after the sad news:

At Ohio State, Haskins started just one season, and was eventually drafted by Washington with the 15th overall pick in the 2019 NFL draft.


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