ST. LOUIS, MO – Students and graduates of several St. Louis-area schools are mourning the loss of a long-time coach who died in a collision on MO-364 on Tuesday evening, Fox2Now reports.
Ronald Walker, 51, was killed when a Dodge Ram collided with his Chevrolet Equinox while attempting to avoid a deer in the roadway.
Walker had coached a variety of sports at schools around St. Louis, including Cardinal Ritter High School and Metro Academic and Classic High School. He was remembered fondly by students as well as fellow faculty members.
SLPS Athletic Director Teron Sharp said she was “shocked” by Walker’s death, recalling him as a “great guy, great coach, great teacher.”
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