It was previously reported that Dwayne Haskins was drunk before his death.

Duane HaskinsAccording to a toxicology report released by the Broward County Medical Examiner’s Office, the 24-year-old Pittsburgh Steelers defenseman and former Ohio State standout was heavily intoxicated when he was hit by a truck on a Florida highway in April. Florida, Monday.

In two samples, Haskins had a blood alcohol concentration of 0.20 percent and 0.24 percent at the time of autopsy, more than double Florida’s legal limit of 0.08 percent, according to the report. Ketamine, a sedative that is also taken as a recreational hallucinogen, was also found in Haskins’ system, according to the report.

Through a lawyer, Haskins’ wife, Calabria, asked for patience and confidentiality in a statement on Monday.

“On behalf of Duane’s wife, his family and his memory, and on behalf of the truth, we respectfully ask and pray for confidentiality, patience, and that the public refrain from any judgment during this period while law enforcement continues to investigate and pursue their important work,” the statement said.

Haskins’ agent Cedric Saunders declined to comment.

Along with the findings of the police investigation, also released on Monday, the reports clarify what led to the collision, which occurred around 6:37 a.m. April 9, as Haskins tried to walk across a busy section of Interstate 595 in Fort Lauderdale.

According to the report, Haskins “drank heavily” at the club the night before he died, and a Steelers official told the medical examiner’s office that Haskins went to dinner that evening and then to a nightclub with a friend or cousin. According to the report, the two later broke up after a fight. Haskins spent the week training in South Florida with teammates.

Calabria Haskins told an emergency dispatcher in calls posted in April that his car had run out of fuel and left the car in search of gas. The report said Haskins died of blunt force trauma when he was hit by a dump truck after trying to wave to vehicles on the side of a highway. The report said a second car also made partial contact with him after trying to drive around him. According to the report, the authorities considered it an accidental murder and did not expect a criminal case to be opened.

The woman who traveled with Haskins was found by authorities in the car after his death. According to the report, it’s unclear how she and Haskins came to know each other.

The Washington Commanders selected Haskins 15th overall in the 2019 NFL Draft after throwing for 4,831 yards and 50 touchdowns in his only year as a starter at Ohio State. In 2018, he finished third in Heisman Trophy voting behind Alabama’s Tua Tagovailoa and Oklahoma’s Kyler Murray after leading Ohio State to a 13–1 record, including a Rose Bowl draw win against Washington. He completed 70 percent of his passes, and at 6’3, his future in the NFL was predicted to be tied to his accuracy as a pocket passer.

But Haskins struggled in his first two seasons in the NFL, winning three of his 13 starts in Washington, throwing 12 touchdowns and 14 interceptions, and was benched in favor of Alex Smith. The commanders released him until the end of the 2020 season due to his performance and multiple violations of Covid-19 protocols.

The Steelers signed Haskins in January 2021 as a bench, but he did not play in the regular season. In March, the Steelers re-signed him as a restricted free agent, and Haskins was expected to fight for the starting position with Mason Rudolph and Mitchell Trubisky in training camp.