Pro Rally Driver Known by Many Gamers Dies in Accident

He popular in various racing video games.

A well-known pro rally driver has been reported to have died in an unfortunate accident just recently.

Ken Block, a pro rally driver who got known for his many appearances in many video games like DiRT and Forza, was reported to have died in a horrible snowmobile accident. Block’s team Hoonigan Racing was the one to share the news with the public just recently. He died aged 55.

“It’s with our deepest regrets that we can confirm that Ken Block passed away in a snowmobile accident today,” Hoonigan Racing posted online in a statement. “Ken was a visionary, a pioneer and an icon. And most importantly, a father and husband. He will be incredibly missed.”

According to the Sheriff’s Office in Wasatch County, Block was riding a snowmobile on a steep slope when it turned upside down and landed on top of him.

Various gaming and racing accounts on Twitter have given their condolences to the family for their loss. Here are some of them.

RIP Ken Block.

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