Pro Rally Driver and Co-Founder of Hoonigan, Ken Block, was killed in a snowmobile accident on January 2, 2023. He was 55 years of age.

The Wasatch County Sheriff's Office released an official statement confirming Block's death. They mentioned that Ken Block was riding his snowmobile on a steep slope in the Mill Hollow area in Woodland, Utah when it upended and landed on top of him.

His team Hoonigan Racing put out an official statement, “It’s with deepest regrets that we can confirm that Ken Block passed away in a snowmobile accident today,” the statement read. “Ken was a visionary, a pioneer and an icon.

According to the information, Block was riding the snowmobile in Wasatch County in Utah. Sherrif’s office confirmed that Block riding on a steep slope when the snowmobile upended and landed on top of him.

The Pro Rally driver made a name for himself, promoting his Hoonigan brand while creating the much-loved Gymkhana video series. More recently, he was associated with German Automaker Audi & Porsche.

Ken Block began his rallying career in 2015. He was named Rookie of the year in the Rally America Championship. He competed in the World Rally Championship and won several rallycross medals at the X Games.

Only five years after he started his career, he came to a World Rally and Rally America podium threat. He is also a five-time X Games medalist in RallyCross.

He also did a lot of snowboarding and drove around in UTVs. Block also loved snowmobiles. Block is survived by his wife, Lucy and three children. The exact details of the accident are not out at the moment.