Ken Block Snowmobile Accident: Injuries Details Revealed 

Rally car icon Ken Block died in a snowmobile accident on Monday. He was 55. Block’s company Hoonigan Industries announced his death in a social media post. The Californian became one of the most well-known racers thanks to his rally car success and was one of the co-founders of DC Shoe Company. What is Ken Block's main cause of death? Where did he have the snowmobile accident?

1. Where did Ken Block die? Ken Block's main cause of death

Ken Block snowmobile accidentSource: TMZ

 Ken Block was killed in a snowmobile accident in Wasatch County on Monday afternoon, officials confirmed. The Wasatch County Sheriff's Office said Block was riding on a steep slope in the Mill Hollow area when the snowmobile upended and landed on top of the 55-year-old. Block was on a group outing, but was alone when the accident occurred around 2 p.m.
“Ken was a visionary, a pioneer and an icon,” the company’s statement said. “And most importantly, a father and husband. He will be incredibly missed. Please respect the family’s privacy at this time while they grieve.” Block was snowmobiling in Utah on Monday. He posted footage on social media earlier in the day.

Ken Block snowmobile accidentSource: MSN

In addition to his rally cars, Block also competed in motocross and skateboarding. He amassed 16 wins in 60 Rally America starts from 2005-14 and scored five medals in the X Games. Block finished third, second, and third Rallycross at the X Games from 2006-08. He’s also one of just a handful of Americans who have scored points in the World Rally Championship.

Ken Block snowmobile accidentSource: ABC News

While his motorsports success was a big reason for his fame, his embrace of social media made him a superstar. Block’s YouTube channel has nearly 2 million subscribers and he had over 7 million followers on Instagram. The videos from his Gymkhana video series are some of the most popular motorsports videos on the internet.
After relationships with Ford and Subaru throughout his career, Block inked a deal with Audi in the fall in a deal designed to help promote the automaker’s electric cars. His daughter Lia, 16, is a rally racer herself and competed in her first race at the age of 11. Lea has been competing for her father’s Hoonigan Racing since beginning her career.

2. Ken Block Snowmobile Accidents Injuries Details

Ken Block snowmobile accidentSource: TMZ

According to the Wasatch County Sheriff's Office, Block was riding a snowmobile at around 2 PM on a steep slope when the vehicle suddenly upended and landed on top of him. Officials say he was pronounced dead on scene due to injuries he suffered during the accident. At that time, he was riding with a group but was alone when the accident occurred.

Ken Block snowmobile accidentSource: KJZZ

"He was pronounced deceased at the scene from injuries sustained in the accident," they said in a statement, adding that he was riding in a group but was alone when the accident occurred.
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