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Rally Car Champ, Ken Block Has Passed Away At The Age Of 55

Snowmobile Accident Claimed The Life Of The Legend...

Ken Block, rally car champion, action sports superstar, and co-founder of DC Shoes and the Hoonigan brands has passed away at the age of 55 following a snowmobile accident in Utah.

Ken Block and the 2022 Ram 1500 TRX Sandblast Edition. (Ram).

According to reports from the Wasatch County Sheriff’s Office, Block was riding a snowmobile on a steep slope when the sled suddenly flipped and landed on top of him. The report indicates that Block was pronounced dead at the scene due to injuries from the incident. 

Hoonigan Industries on Instagram: “It’s with our deepest regrets that we can confirm that Ken Block passed away in a snowmobile accident today. Ken was a visionary, a pioneer and an icon. And most importantly, a father and husband. He will be incredibly missed. Please respect the family’s privacy at this time while they grieve and direct all inquiries to Travis Clarke / [email protected]

Hoonigan Industries shared a post on Instagram: “It’s with our deepest regrets that we can confirm that Ken Block passed away in a snowmobile accident today. Ken was a visionary, a pioneer and an icon. And most importantly, a father and husband. He will be incredibly missed.

The 2022 Ram 1500 TRX Sandblast Limited Edition was the second of three installments thus far of the famed supercharged off-roader. Equipped with the TRX Level 2 Equipment Group and included a unique Mojave Sand exterior color and graphic scheme, unique 18-inch all-Black Beadlock capable wheels, dual-pane panoramic sunroof, spray-in bedliner, cargo-tie downs, bed step, and LED cab-mounted brake light.

Ken Block behind the wheel of the 2022 Ram 1500 TRX Sandblast Edition. (Ken Block Instagram).

Inside, the TRX Sandblast Limited Edition includes Light Frost accent stitching, an embroidered “TRX” seat back logo, unique carbon fiber accents, leather and carbon-fiber flat-bottom steering wheel, a unique center console badge, Head-Up Display (HUD), and a driver’s screen that features TRX in Mojave Sand. Safety features include adaptive cruise control, Lane Keep Assist, and pedestrian emergency braking.

Ken Block behind the wheel of the 2022 Ram 1500 TRX Sandblast Edition. (Ken Block Instagram).

You can rewatch Block’s worldwide introduction of the TRX Sandblast Limited Edition above. 

Our deepest thoughts and condolences go out to the Block family.

 

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