New York area Independent wrestler Matt Travis passed away early Saturday morning after a traffic accident.
Travis was reportedly riding a bicycle in the East Harlem area and was hit by a dump truck driver who ended up making an illegal U-turn. The driver of the truck fled the scene while Travis was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival due to non-survivable traumatic injuries.
He was only 25 years old.
NBC New York has more on the story, which you can watch via the YouTube video embedded above.
Featured below is some more social media coverage regarding the untimely passing of Matt Travis.
Rest in Peace to Matt Travis, and our condolences to the family and friends of the independent pro wrestling star.
* A special memorial site has been set up where the tragic accident that took the life of independent wrestler Matt Travis. Check out a photo below.
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I really can't believe you're gone. Thank you so much for always supporting me and you were taken way too soon. Rest easy bro this s--t literally got me in tears. Love you man! ???? #RIPMattTravis #HOGWrestling #MattTravis #TheREALCrownJewel #ElKapoGuzman #MurderByKicks #YoungKAPO #ProWrestling #ProfessionalWrestling #IndyWrestling
* The official Twitter feed for the independent pro wrestling promotion Game Changer Wrestling (GCW) has posted a tweet in honor of the memory of the late Matt Travis. Check that out below.
R.I.P. Matt Travis— GameChangerWrestling (@GCWrestling_) November 10, 2019
A passionate, rising star with a big heart and a world of potential
You will be missed ?? pic.twitter.com/LT5fhpugVP
* The official Combat Zone Wrestling (CZW) Twitter feed also shared a tweet honoring Matt Travis.
CZW is heartbroken to learn of Matt Travis' tragic passing. He will always be considered part of the Combat Zone family and we send our deepest condolences and love to everyone lucky enough to know him. RIP Matt ? pic.twitter.com/a8C5KoRpcG— SAT NOV 30 - Night of Infamy (@combatzone) November 10, 2019