Tragedy has struck a former NFL star, as one-time Raven and Cardinal Todd Heap and his family are grieving today after the death of Heap’s daughter, who was killed after Heap hit her with his truck moving the vehicle in his driveway.
Authorities say a former NFL player was moving a truck that ran over and killed his 3-year-daughter in the driveway of their suburban Phoenix home.
Police say Todd Heap was behind the wheel of the truck when he accidentally struck the girl while moving the vehicle forward outside their home in Mesa Friday afternoon, CBS affiliate KPHO-TV reports.
Officials said the girl was taken to a hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Mesa police said impairment was not a factor.
Heap played in the NFL for the Baltimore Ravens and Arizona Cardinals. He played at Arizona State University, where he was a two-time All-Pac-10 selection.