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shaper Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Dwayne Haskins was legally drunk when he was hit and killed by a dump truck on a Florida highway last month, an autopsy report revealed Monday.
Haskins, who died a few weeks before his 25th birthday, had a blood alcohol content of 0.20 at the time of his death, nearly 2.5 times the legal limit in the state of Florida, according to the county coroner’s office. by Broward.
The report also found traces of ketamine and norketamine in her body, painkillers described by a doctor but known to have been abused for recreational purposes.
Haskins was inside Training in Florida with Steelers teammates at the time of his death. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, he was attempting to walk westbound lanes of Interstate 595 when he was hit by a dump truck at around 6:37 am on April 9.
A 911 call from Kalabrya Haskins that morning revealed that he was stuck on the side of the highway and was making gasoline for his vehicle just before he was run over.
A second phone call from a distressed woman appears to detail an eyewitness account of the moment Haskins was shot.
“Oh, my God. What the fuck is wrong with you? Get out of the way!” the woman could be heard shouting during the 911 call.
“I’m sorry, ma’am, I was trying to listen to you and I’m in the middle of 95,” the tearful woman said to the dispatch. “There was a man run over in front of me. I was traveling on the road and I saw a dump truck hit the man.”
According to the Miami Herald, the coroner’s report found that a “female companion” was found inside Haskins’ vehicle. You told the authorities that you went to look for gas. The exact nature of their relationship was unknown.
Attorney Rick Ellsley released a statement on behalf of Kalabrya Haskins asking for “privacy” amid reports of her death.
“He was a loving and devoted husband, son and brother. He wanted to be a father and ultimately a grandfather. He was a humanitarian who loved children and animals,” the statement read.
“On behalf of Dwayne’s wife, his family and his memory, and in the name of truth, we respectfully ask and pray for privacy, patience and the public to withhold any judgment during this time while law enforcement they continue to investigate and conduct their important work. “
Haskins, who signed a one-year restricted free agent tender this off-season, was expected to compete for the titular job in Pittsburgh after veteran by Ben Roethlisberger retired.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.