Sylvester Ritter’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Dec 13, 1952

Death Date

Jun 2, 1998

Age of Death

45 years

Cause of Death

Traffic Collision

Profession

Wrestler

The wrestler Sylvester Ritter died at the age of 45. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Best known by his ring name “Junkyard Dog,” he was the first black wrestler to become champion of an American wrestling promotion.

He was born in Wadesboro, North Carolina.