Ken Block's Death Chronology

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Professional rally driver Ken Block has passed away. Full name Kenneth Paul Block, he died in a snowfield accident. Ken Block is a professional rally driver with the Hoonigan Racing Division, a co-founder of DC Shoes, and a professional skateboarder. He is known for his Gymkhana series of viral videos, which feature him performing stunts and drift driving in a variety of vehicles. Block has also competed in various rally events around the world, including the World Rally Championship and the X Games.

According to police, Ken Block died while driving a snowmobile. Ken Block passed away on Monday (1/2/2023) local time.

"On January 2, 2023 at approximately 14:00, the Wasatch County 911 Center received a call reporting a snowmobile accident in the Mill Hollow area. Search and Rescue, along with law enforcement from the Wasatch County Sheriff's Office, Utah State Park, and the US Forest Service intervened," the Wasatch County Sheriff's Office wrote in its statement.

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The Wasatch County Sheriff's Office gave its chronology. According to them, Ken Block's snowmobile had an accident on a steep slope. The snowmobile overturned and hit Ken Block.

"The driver, Kenneth Block, a 55-year-old man from Park City, Utah, was driving the snowmobile on a steep slope when the snowmobile flipped over, landing on top of him. He was declared dead at the scene due to injuries sustained in the accident," it said.

"Mr. Block was driving with a group but was alone when the accident occurred."

The cause of Ken Block's death will be announced by the Utah Medical Examiner's Office for certainty.

Ken Block passed away at the age of 55. He leaves behind a wife, Lucy, and 3 children. Ken Block's 16-year-old daughter, Lia Block, is also a racer.

Ken Block was famous for his crazy rally driving stunts. He even earned the nickname "gymkhana god" for his impressive feats. Ken Block was not just a rally driver. He also competed in motocross and skateboarding. He was also a snowboarder.

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