Baltimore Ravens cornerback Tray Walker died Friday. Less than 24 hours after being rushed to the hospital in critical condition, Tray Walker has died. He was 23. He was involved in a dirt bike crash in Miami. Just before 8 p.m. Thursday, Walker collided with a Ford Escape in an intersection.
The Baltimore Ravens, and his agent Ronald Butler confirmed the news in a tweet on Friday. “We are grieving the loss of a special young man. #RIPTrayWalker,” the tweet read.
Walker suffered head and other injuries when his dirt bike collided with an SUV. He was not responsive the entire time he was transported to the hospital. Walker’s Honda dirt bike didn’t have a headlight and he was wearing a dark clothing, police said.
Walker developed into one of the Southwest Athletic Conference’s top defensive backs while at Texas Southern, a historically black college. The Ravens selected Walker in the the fourth round (136th overall) in the 2015 NFL draft. Walker appeared in eight games during his rookie season as he adjusted to the NFL game, spending more time on special teams than in the defensive backfield.