Tray Walker, a player for the Baltimore Ravens, has died at the age of 23. ESPN is reporting that the cornerback died in a motorcycle accident.
Walker, a Miami native, played college football at Texas Southern. He was drafted in the fourth round by Baltimore in the 2015 NFL Draft, and was about to play his second professional season next year.
BREAKING: Ravens CB Tray Walker has died as result of motorcycle accident. He was 23. pic.twitter.com/hjrRoyaCDT— FOX Sports Radio1340 (@1340AMFOXSports) March 18, 2016
The motorcycle accident occurred in Liberty City, Fla. on Thursday night (Mar. 17). He was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami.
Walker dedicated his rookie season in Baltimore to his father, who died of a heart attack in 2014.
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