Dwayne Haskins tragically passed away at the age of 24 after being struck by a truck on a Florida highway. The news shocked the football world, as the promising young quarterback had so much life ahead of him. Dwayne left behind his wife, Kalabrya Haskins.

Kalabrya offered her gratitude to fans who have shown support through the Pittsburgh Steelers social media accounts. In a statement, she noted that all the thoughts and prayers being sent from around the country are appreciated.

“I would like to express my sincerest gratitude to every loving soul who has supported our family during this arduous time of loss. The overwhelming thoughts and prayers have been fuel for our emotional depletion. All of your blessings have been greatly valued and appreciated. The meaningful touches and impact Dwayne made as a husband, son, brother, teammate and friend is a timeless treasure imbrued in our hearts. I am truly grateful to everyone who has been by our side as we mourn his untimely passing. Our family implores for your continued prayers, yet continued privacy as we painfully grieve.

My husband was more than a great football player. He had the smile of a rainbow that touched the diversity of so many. He will forever rest and remain in our hearts til the end of time. His eternal love will always reside with us, Ohio State, Washington Commanders, and Steelers Nation for eternity! LOVE OF MY LIFE, FOREVER… REST IN THE BEAUTIFUL PEACE OF HEAVEN!”

Kalabrya Haskins went on to note that fans who want to celebrate the life and career of Dwayne Haskins can do so on Friday, April 22. The service will take place at the Allegheny Center Alliance Church in Pittsburgh.

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Michael Perry

Michael Perry is a news contributor for Ringside News and Thirsty for News. Michael has an M.A. in Communication Technology from Point Park University in his hometown of Pittsburgh, PA.

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