Ken Block reportedly died in a snowmobile accident in Utah, United States.
According to information gathered, the accident occurred on Monday, January 2, 2023 at around 14.00 local time.
The news of Ken Block’s death has been confirmed by his team, Hoonigan Racing Division, through the blue ticked Instagram social media account, @thehoonigans.
“It is with the deepest regret that we can be informed that Ken Block passed away in a snowmobile accident today,” Avatar 2 Streaming VF Hoonigan wrote, accessed, Tuesday (3/1/2023).
“Ken was a visionary, pioneer and icon. And most importantly, a father and a husband.”
The TMZ website describes the chronology of the unfortunate events based on information from the authorities.
Previously, Ken Block was driving a snowmobile on a steep descent.
Then the snowmobile suddenly flipped over and landed on top of him.
Still from the same source, Ken Block was declared gone forever at the scene of the incident due to his injuries.
“Mr. Block was riding with a group but alone when the accident occurred,” Black Panther 2 Streaming VF authorities said, quoted by TMZ.
Ken Block Leaves a Line of Achievements and Works
This California-born man died at the age of 55, leaving behind a series of achievements and works in the field of motorsport and automotive.
For information, he is known as a professional rally driver and founder of Hoonigan and DC Shoes.
He is also known for his spectacular Gymkhana actions which air on the Hoonigan Youtube channel.
In his latest edition for 2022, entitled Electrikhana, Ken Block takes action using the Audi S1 Hoonitron custom electric car.
Meanwhile, his career in rallying was filled with participation in various championships.
Mulai dari World Rally Championship, Rally America, Global RallyCross Championship, FIA ERX Supercar Championship, hingga FIA World Rallycross.