Dwayne Haskins was legally drunk when he was struck by a dump truck on I-595 in Florida and killed on April 9, according to a toxicology report launched by the workplace of the Broward County Medical Examiner on Monday.
According to the toxicology report, two separate samples taken from Haskins’ physique had alcohol ranges of .20 and .24, each of that are above the authorized restrict in Florida of .08. According to the report, Haskins additionally examined optimistic for ketamine and norketamine, medicine which can be utilized by medical professionals as anesthetics however that even have been identified to be used recreationally.
The medical expert dominated Haskins’ trigger of dying as a number of blunt drive accidents and the way of his dying as an accident.
The medical expert’s investigation report said that when Haskins’ automobile was discovered on the aspect of the freeway, a “feminine companion” was within the automobile and advised the Florida Highway Patrol that Haskins had left the automobile to strive to discover fuel. The lady’s relationship to Haskins was not identified, according to the report.
According to 911 audio launched in April, Haskins’ spouse, who was not with him at the time of the accident, advised a 911 dispatcher that the quarterback was strolling to get fuel on the morning he was struck and killed. Kalabrya Haskins advised the 911 dispatcher that her husband referred to as her early April 9 and advised her he was getting out of his automobile to get fuel and that he would name her again when he returned to the automobile. When she did not hear again, she referred to as 911 and requested that dispatch test on him.
Haskins, 24, was in Florida that weekend to prepare with Pittsburgh Steelers teammates. According to the investigation report, a Steelers official advised the medical expert’s workplace that the night time earlier than his dying, Haskins went to dinner with a cousin or buddy, whose title was “Joey,” after which later went to a nightclub, “presumably in Miami.”
“They drank closely and at some level, they bought right into a combat, separating,” the report states.
A remaining crash report launched by the Florida Highway Patrol in April mentioned Haskins was strolling on the westbound aspect of I-595 when he entered into the journey lanes and into the trail of the dump truck, which was touring within the middle lane. The entrance left of the dump truck struck Haskins.
The report concluded that Haskins was improperly within the roadway, and the driving force of the dump truck wasn’t discovered to have taken any actions that contributed to the accident, based mostly on the judgment of the investigation officer. Haskins was additionally struck by a second automobile touring beside the dump truck that took evasive maneuvers to keep away from him, however partially hit him on its proper aspect undercarriage, according to the report.
ESPN’s Brooke Pryor contributed to this report.