FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal vehicle and pedestrian crash on westbound I-595 at I-95 that occurred around 7 a.m. on Saturday.
The victim was a 24-year-old male pronounced dead on the scene. Officials later identified him as NFL star Dwayne Haskins, a quarterback for the Steelers.
Traffic is currently being diverted to southbound Interstate 95 and FHP says to seek alternate routes if possible, to avoid traffic delays.
Westbound lanes of I-595 will remain closed during this investigation and all traffic is being diverted to southbound I-95.
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