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Mesa PD: Todd Heap accidentally hit, killed young daughter with truck Friday

Posted at 5:16 PM, Apr 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-15 03:34:59-04

The Mesa Police Department confirms former ASU standout and Arizona Cardinals player Todd Heap was behind the wheel in his driveway Friday when he accidentally hit and killed his three-year-old daughter with his truck.

The incident happened at a home near Eagle Crest Drive and Las Sendas Mountain Drive in Mesa just before 4 p.m.

Police say the girl was in her driveway when her father went to move their truck and hit her Friday.

Heap went to high school at Mountain View High School in Mesa, before attending Arizona State University. He was drafted in the first round by the Baltimore Ravens in the 2001 NFL draft, playing 10 seasons with the Ravens. Heap played the 2011 season and part of the 2012 season with the Cardinals before injury led to his retirement.

Police say all indications in the case are that there were no suspicious circumstances to the incident, and that impairment does not appear to be a factor.

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