Statement from Dwayne Haskins’ wife after toxicology report

Statement from Dwayne Haskins’ wife after toxicology report

Dwayne Haskins’ wife, Kalabrya Haskins, released a statement on Monday, after a toxicology report said the 24-year-old quarterback was legally intoxicated when he was hit and killed by a dump truck on I-595 in Florida on April 9.

“In the name of Dwayne’s wife, his family and his memory, and in the name of truth, we respectfully ask and pray for privacy, patience and that the public withhold judgment during this time while the law enforcement authorities continue to investigate. and carry out their important work,” Haskins’ widow said in a statement released by her attorney Monday.

Earlier today, the Broward County medical examiner’s toxicology report found that two separate samples taken from Haskins’ body had blood alcohol levels of 0.20 and 0.24, both over the limit legal blood alcohol content in Florida of 0.08.

According to the report, Haskins, 24, also tested positive for ketamine and norketamine, drugs used by medical professionals as anesthetics but can also be used recreationally.

Dwayne Haskins throws a pass with the Steelers
Dwayne Haskins throws a pass with the Steelers
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Kalabrya and Dwayne Haskins
Kalabrya and Dwayne Haskins
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The medical examiner’s report said an unnamed ‘companion’ was in Haskins’ vehicle when it was found on the side of the road – and she told the Florida Highway Patrol that Haskins had left the vehicle to try to find gasoline. The woman’s relationship to the late quarterback is unknown, according to the report.

A 911 report from Haskins’ wife on the morning of his death indicated that he was walking on the freeway because he had run out of gas. She was not with him at the time and told a 911 dispatcher that she was at their home in Pittsburgh.

Haskins married Kalabrya, who played basketball at Michigan State, in March 2021.

The medical examiner ruled Haskins’ cause of death as multiple blunt injuries and the manner of his death as an accident.

“They drank a lot and at one point they had a fight, breaking up,” according to the medical examiner’s report.

According to the Miami Herald, a Steelers official told the medical examiner’s office that Haskins went out to dinner with a cousin or friend, whose name was “Joey,” and then later went to a nightclub, ” maybe in Miami”, the day before. his death. Haskins was in Florida training with his Steelers teammates.

Friends and family comfort Kalabrya Haskins, center left, at Dwayne's funeral
Friends and family comfort Kalabrya Haskins, center left, at Dwayne’s funeral
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The former Rose Bowl MVP was entering his second season with Pittsburgh. A former Heisman Trophy finalist at Ohio State, he was selected by the Washington Commanders with the 15th overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft.

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