We can’t even believe we’re saying this, but Ravens cornerback Tray Walker died on Friday, March 18, after succumbing to his severe injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash on Thursday evening, March 17. Get all the heartbreaking details here.
We are absolutely devastated — Ravens cornerback Tray Walker, 23, is now dead, his agent announced on March 18, less than 24 hours after we learned the NFL player sustained horrific injuries in a motorcycle accident. Tray was said to be “fighting for his life” since the crash, but sadly, we have now discovered he didn’t survive.
“At 5 pm eastern time, Ravens cornerback Tray Walker was pronounced dead, according to his agent Ron Butler, following a motorcycle accident,” Ian Rapoport of Rap Sheet announced on Twitter March 18.
Following Tray’s accident, he spent all night in surgery. Ron Butler even told reporters Tray was “fighting for his life” and moved to the intensive care unit after surgery.
As HollywoodLife.com previously reported, Tray was riding a dirt bike with no lights and without a helmet, when he crashed into a Ford Escape at approximately 8 p.m. ET on March 17, according to USA Today. Immediately after hearing the tragic news of the accident, the Ravens’ head coach released a statement, saying, “Oh my God. This is devastating news. Our prayers and hopes are with Tray and his family tonight.” Furthermore, the Ravens’ official Twitter account tweeted: “Our thoughts are with Tray and his family.”
Tray was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in 2015. He played eight games and dedicated his first season to his father, who passed away in 2014, ESPN reports.
This is so incredibly sad. Our thoughts go out to Tray Walker’s family and friends during this difficult time. Please send them some positive thoughts below.