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Ravens Cornerback Tray Walker Dies

Baltimore Ravens cornerback Tray Walker died from injuries sustained in a dirt bike accident Thursday night.

The 23-year-old pro athlete was riding his dirt bike in South Florida a little after 8 p.m. when he slammed into a Ford Escape at an intersection while heading westbound on 75th Street.

He was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead on Friday. According to Miami-Dade detectives, Walker’s bike did not have headlights and he was also wearing dark clothing, which may have been a factor.

Ravens coach John Harbaugh sent the following letter to his team Friday:

“Men,

Right now, this moment is an incredibly difficult time for our Team and our Family. One of our Brothers, Tray Walker, is fighting for his life. I know we are showering him with, and covering he and his family, with Prayer and hope.

That was the kind of phone call you never want to get as a coach, as a parent, as a brother, as a friend. This shook me and all of us….”

Read more at CBS News.