A newly-released medical report of deceased NFL quarterback Dwayne Haskins reveals that the 24-year-old had a .20 blood alcohol content level at the time of his death, and also tested positive for drugs ketamine and norketamine.
The report also noted that a “female companion” was in the vehicle on the side of the road that Haskins’ exited before being struck by a dump truck.
The Steelers QB “had a considerable amount of alcohol in his system at the time of his death, with his blood at .20 and another fluid level at .24,” Sports Illustrated reported Monday, referencing an autopsy report from the Broward Medical Examiner’s Office, obtained by the Miami Herald.
The legal limit for blood alcohol content in Florida, where Haskins died, is .08.
The medical report added that “investigators found his car on the side of I-595 with a ‘female companion’ inside the vehicle,” Sports Illustrated said. “The nature of Haskins’s relationship with the unnamed woman was not included in the report.”
Haskins reportedly left a nightclub after heavy drinking over a fight.
The athlete was struck by a dump truck on Interstate 595 on April 9, The Daily Wire reported last month. TMZ reported in days following the incident that Haskins’ wife, Kalabrya Haskins, called 911 on the morning of the incident, telling a dispatcher that Haskins had called her after running out of gas on the busy interstate.
“I just want somebody to go to the area to see if his car’s there, see if he’s OK and if anything happened to him,” Haskins’ wife is heard on the audio. “That’s just not like him to not call me back and for his phone to go dead. He was stranded by himself. He was walking, though.”
NEW: 911 audio from the morning Dwayne Haskins tragically died on a South Florida road.
One of the calls is from his concerned wife in Pittsburgh after she says she just spoke to him. pic.twitter.com/yoAWsHJbiG
— Andy Slater (@AndySlater) April 20, 2022
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin released a statement following the tragedy.
“I am devastated and at a loss for words with the unfortunate passing of Dwayne Haskins,” he said, The Daily Wire reported. “He quickly became part of our Steelers family upon his arrival in Pittsburgh and was one of our hardest workers, both on the field and in our community. Dwayne was a great teammate, but even more so a tremendous friend to so many. I am truly heartbroken.”
“The world lost a great person today,” Steelers linebacker TJ Watt posted to Twitter. “When Dwayne first walked into the locker room I could tell he was an upbeat guy. He was always making people smile, never taking life for granted. His impact on me will last…forever.”