April 15, 2017 / 6:48 AM / 2 years ago

Former NFLer Heap kills daughter in accident in Arizona: media

Baltimore Ravens' Todd Heap (86) catches a touchdown pass in front of Ryan Clark (R) of the Pittsburgh Steelers in the first half of their AFC Divisional NFL playoff football game in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, January 15, 2011. REUTERS/Dave Denoma

(Reuters) - Former NFL star player Todd Heap hit and killed his 3-year-old daughter on Friday while he was moving his truck in his driveway at his Arizona home, media reported.

The unidentified girl was hit at about 4 p.m. in Mesa, Arizona. Rescue workers took the girl to the hospital where she died, an ABC affiliate reported.

Heap was not impaired and there was no suspicious circumstances surrounding the incident, police told ABC 15 Arizona.

The Pro Bowl tight end played 12 seasons in the NFL for the Baltimore Ravens and Arizona Cardinals. Heap, a popular player with the Ravens during his 10 years in Baltimore, remains the team’s all-time touchdown leader with 41.

Reporting by Brendan O'Brien in Milwaukee; Editing by Robert Birsel

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