Ken Block, a well-known rally driver, has died. The action sports racer died when he was 55 years old. It’s never easy to lose someone you love. Friends and family of the star are in our thoughts and prayers.
TMZ said that Ken was in a snowmobile accident and that he was pronounced dead at the scene due to injuries he got in the accident. Keep scrolling down to find out what killed her.
What is the Cause of Ken Block’s Death?
TMZ says that the professional rally driver died at age 55 after a snowmobile accident in Utah. The Wasatch County Sheriff’s Office said that Ken was riding a snowmobile on a steep slope around 2 p.m. when his vehicle suddenly flipped over and landed on him.
The officials went on to say that Block was pronounced dead at the scene of the snowmobile accident. It looks like the driver of the rally car was hurt very badly in the accident.
“Mr. Block was riding with a group, but he was alone when the accident happened,” the sheriff’s office said in a statement. We’re sorry to hear about Kenneth’s death, and our thoughts are with his family and friends, who are hurting so much.
As of right now, we don’t know anymore about the snowmobile accident that action sports star Ken Block was in. Ken’s team also released a statement after the accident: “It is with great sadness that we confirm that Ken Block died today in a snowmobile accident.”
“Ken was a visionary, a leader, and an icon,” it said. And above all, a father and husband. He will be missed very much. Please give the family some space while they are grieving.”
Block even posted a few pictures and videos of himself snowmobiling on his Instagram Stories early on Monday morning. Ken was one of the most well-known and loved rally car drivers in the whole world.
About Ken Block
American rally driver Ken Block worked for the Hoonigan Racing Division, which used to be called the Monster World Rally Team. Besides this, he was one of the people who started DC Shoes.
Block was born in California, U.S., on November 21, 1967. During his long career as a rally car driver, he took part in many action sports like skateboarding, snowboarding, and motocross. Later, he put all of his attention on Hoonigan Industries, which makes clothes for people who like cars.
Ken leaves behind his wife, Lucy, and three kids. Lia, who is 16 years old, is also a driver. During this terrible time, our thoughts and prayers are with the whole family of professional rally car driver Ken Block.