A Baltimore Ravens defensive player succumbed Friday following a serious motorbike accident in South Florida Thursday night, according to FoxSports.
Tray Walker, a former fourth-round draft picking of the Ravens, was pronounced dead Friday at 5 p. m. ET, his agent, Ron Butler, told the network.
Walker, 23, was transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami after the Honda motorbike he was riding crashed into a automobile Thursday evening.
Oh my God, head coach-and-four John Harbaugh said in a statement after Walker was hospitalized. This is devastating news. Our prayers and hopes are with Tray and his family tonight.”
Miami-Dade Police Department spokesman Det. Dan Ferrin told the Baltimore Sun Walker was riding his Honda dirt bike on Northwest 75 th Street. He said the bike didnt have headlights. He collided with a Ford Escape at the Northwest 21 st Ave intersection. The female driving the vehicle was not hurt.
Ferrin said the dirt bike must have headlights to ride legally in Miami. He said police are still analyse the crash.
The 23 -year-old is a Miami native and attended Miami Northwestern High School. He played college football at Texas Southern before being drafted by the Ravens in 2015.
Asking for prayers tonight for Tray Walker….
— KamarAiken1 1 (@ KamarAiken8 8) March 18, 2016
— Kapron Lewis-Moore (@ KLM_8 9) March 18, 2016
Several Ravens players took to Twitter to wish Walker well.
Walker played eight games with the Ravens last season and recorded one solo tackle. He was primarily a special teams player for most of the season.
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