Retired Pro Bowl tight end Todd Heap accidentally struck and killed his 3-year-old daughter Friday afternoon while moving his truck, according to Mesa, Arizona, police.
The incident happened in the driveway of a home in the gated community of Las Sendas. Police responded to a car/pedestrian accident about 3:45 p.m. and were told the girl was on the driveway when Heap moved the truck forward and hit her.
She was taken to a local hospital, where she died, police said.
Heap exhibited no signs of impairment, according to officials. The investigation into the incident is ongoing.
Heap is a native of Mesa and was a standout for Arizona State before heading to the NFL.
Todd Heap accidentally hits, kills 3-year-old daughter while moving truck – ESPN