via: Orri Benatar, Nexstar Media Wire
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (WCMH) – A toxicology report released Monday found Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Dwayne Haskins had high blood alcohol levels before he was hit by a dump truck on a South Florida highway and died. , according to many reports.
Haskins, 24, died on the morning of April 9, shortly after his car ran out of gas. The former Ohio State quarterback is on the Steelers roster and is training in south Florida with teammates.
A toxicology report from the Broward County Medical Examiner’s Office revealed Haskins’ blood alcohol level at 0.20 – two and a half times the legal limit of 0.08 in Florida. Other new details from investigators say Haskins drank at a Miami nightclub and left the club after an altercation.
According to investigators, Haskins is believed to have been in the car with a female passenger before he walked around the highway for about 20 minutes to get gas.
Revealed 911 audio from Haskins’ wife, Kalabrya, shows her calling from Pittsburgh and saying, “My husband, he got stuck on the side of the highway when he had to walk and get gas and then he said that he’s going back to his car on the highway.”
“He said he would call me back after he finished refueling,” she said. “I already know where he is and I just want someone to go into that area to see if his car is there and if he’s okay and if something’s wrong with him.”
Buckeyes fans, players and coaches paid tribute to Haskins at the spring game and planned season-long tributes into the season.
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