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    This is a photo of Todd Heap of the Arizona Cardinals NFL football team. This image reflects the Arizona Cardinals active roster as of Monday, June 11, 2012.

    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.

    The Arizona Republic reported that 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.

    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.