Expert rally chauffeur Ken Block has actually passed away after a snowmobile crash.

Hoonigan’s Instagram account validated its owner’s fatality on Monday. A legendary figure in the car lover neighborhood, particularly for the Gymkhana collection, Block died at 55 years of ages.

” It’s with our inmost regrets that we can verify that Ken Block passed away in a snowmobile mishap today,” the declaration states. “Ken was a visionary, a leader, and also a symbol. As well as most significantly, a daddy and a partner. He will be extremely missed. Please respect the household’s privacy currently while they grieve.”.

Update 1/2/2023: The Wasatch County, Utah Constable’s Workplace released even more info to their Facebook page on the case:.

” On January 2, 2023 at about 2:00 p.m., the Wasatch County 911 Center got a phone call reporting a snowmobile crash in the Mill Hollow location. The chauffeur, Kenneth Block, 55-year-old man out of Park City Utah, was riding a snow sled on a high incline when the snowmobile overthrew, landing in addition to him. He was noticable deceased at the scene from injuries sustained in the accident.”.

The Constable’s Workplace, Utah State Parks and the U.S. Woodland Solution replied to the 911 call. Though he went out snowmobiling with a team, the statement states Block was riding alone when the crash happened. The Utah State Medical Inspector’s Office is still working to establish the official reason of fatality.

Block was collaborating with Audi on an upcoming Gymkhana task, while outside the vehicle ball he partook in different winter months sports. He is made it through by his better half and also 3 kids.

This is a developing tale, as well as we’ll upload more important details when it’s readily available. On hearing the awful news, the TFL team uses their inmost acknowledgements to Block’s family.

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Last Updated:  2 January 2023