US Rally Driver, YouTube Star Ken Block Dies In Snowmobile Accident

US Rally Driver, YouTube Star Ken Block Dies In Snowmobile Accident

Ken Block died in a snowmobile mishap in Utah aged 55.

San Francisco, United States:

US rally driver and YouTube star Ken Block was killed when the snowmobile he was using overturned on a steep slope in Utah, his racing staff and US media reported Monday.

“It is with our deepest regrets that we will verify that Ken Block handed away in a snowmobile accident in the present day,” Hoonigan Racing Division stated on its internet web page.

“He shall be extremely missed.”

TMZ Sports activities reported that Block, 55, was using a snowmobile on Monday afternoon when it “immediately upended” and landed on prime of him.

He was pronounced useless on the scene, it quoted the Wasatch County Sheriff’s Workplace as saying.

The sheriff’s workplace stated Block was alone when the accident occurred. He had posted footage on his Instagram web page earlier on Monday.

Block was an motion sports activities star who co-founded the skateboard model DC Sneakers in 1994 and commenced his rally-driving profession when the corporate was offered 10 years later.

He grew to become extra extensively recognized after posting his 10-part Gymkhana video sequence on YouTube, which featured him stunt driving on harmful tracks and impediment programs.

In response to ESPN, his movies had been considered greater than a billion occasions and his Hoonigan YouTube channel grew to become the preferred in motorsports historical past.

Block additionally competed in snowboarding and motocross.

(Apart from the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV workers and is revealed from a syndicated feed.)

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