Ken Blockfamous pilot of rally e stuntmanpassed away at the age of 55 after a snowmobile accident happened among the freezing snows of the Utah.
How Ken Block died
According to what was released by the authorities, the pilot would have been the victim of an accident in the county of WasatchUtah.
According to statements, Block was aboard a snowmobile when, finding himself on a steep slope, the vehicle would have overturned, running over the rally driver several times, subsequently declared dead on the spot following the very serious injuries sustained in the accident.
Ken Block passed away leaving his wife and three children.
The life of Block, studded with great successes
Rookie of the Year in 2005, Ken Block began his career aboard a Subaru Impreza WRC and over the years he has won and participated in several competitions, obtaining the X Games the silver medal.
Tightrope walker, entrepreneur and stuntman, in 2009 he was interviewed by James May within the famous program Top Gearwhile in 2010 he founded his own team, the Monster World Rally Teamrunning with a Ford Focus RS WRC. In 2015 he races in the WRC aboard a Ford Fiesta RS WRC.
However, it was above all the series on Youtube that gave him worldwide fame “Gymkhana” and the shoe line Dc Shoeswhich he helped co-found.
His death was the first to give news of his death Hoonigan Industries, via social channels: “It is with deep regret that we confirm that Ken Block passed away in a snowmobile accident. Ken was a visionary, a pioneer and an icon. And above all a father and a husband. We will miss him very much. Please respect the family’s privacy at this time of mourning.”