Baltimore Ravens Cornerback Tray Walker, 23, has died of injuries sustained in a Miami motorbike accident. He lived for 24 hours after the collision with a sport utility vehicle at the two-way stop intersection of Northwest 75th Street and Northwest 24th Avenue. However, the swelling and damage to his brain was too severe to overcome.
Family members, along with NFL coaches, teammates and fans, are reeling at the news. At the site of the crash, fans laid out a series of candles in the team’s colors – purple, black, white and gold – in the shape of Walker’s initials.
As for the cause of the car accident, detectives with Miami-Dade said it was too early to say definitively as the investigation is still underway. The crash occurred shortly before 8 p.m., and Walker was donned in dark clothing. His bike also did not have headlights and he was not wearing a helmet (though there is no requirement in Florida that he do so). Continue reading