Retired NFL tight end Todd Heap accidentally ran over and killed his three-year-old daughter while moving his truck on Friday.
Mesa, Arizona police responded to the accident on 7600 block of East Summit Trail at 3.45pm according to AZCentral.
The little girl was in a driveway when Heap, 37, pulled forward and ran over his youngest child. She later died at a local hospital.
Police say there were no signs of impairment and the investigation is ongoing. Heap and his wife Ashley have four children.
Heap played 10 seasons with the Baltimore Ravens and two seasons with the Arizona Cardinals. He retired in 2012 and is a native of Mesa.
He was first-round draft pick in 2001 after he played for Arizona State University.