Rally driver and racing sport icon Ken Block has died in a snowmobile accident aged 55.
As reported by ABC Information, Block was pronounced useless on the scene of the accident in Utah on January 2 after his snowmobile upended on a steep slope.
Alongside a profitable skilled racing profession, Block additionally had a big presence in racing video video games, having appeared in a number of premier franchises together with Want for Velocity, Grime, and Forza.
“Ken was a visionary, a pioneer and an icon. And most significantly, a father and husband. He can be extremely missed.”
“We’re saddened to listen to of the lack of Kenneth and our hearts are together with his household and pals so deeply affected,” stated the Wasatch County Sheriff’s Workplace.
Block’s auto media and attire firm, Hoonigan Industries, additionally took to social media to pay respects to its co-founder. “Ken was a visionary, a pioneer and an icon. And most significantly, a father and husband. He can be extremely missed,” it stated on Instagram.
Block performed himself within the reside motion scenes of 2015’s Want for Velocity, that includes because the Fashion Icon that the participant character strove to impress. He additionally appeared as a driver in Colin McRae’s Grime 2 and Grime 3, and his Hoonigan vehicles appeared in Forza Motorsport 7 and Forza Horizon 3, 4, and 5.
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