Sylvester Ritter's Death

Born (Birthday) December 13, 1952

Death Date June 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.