Ken Block, rally ace, dies in a snowmobile accident

His death after the accident in Utah was confirmed by his rally team at Hoonigan's racing department Monday night US time.

"It is with our greatest regret that we can verify that Ken Block overindulged in a snowmobile twist of fate these days,"

"Ken became a visionary, a trailblazer and an icon. And most importantly, a father and husband. He could be overlooked.

The Wasatch County Sheriff's Office, which attended the crash site, also issued a statement shortly thereafter.

"On January 2, 2023, around 2 PM, the Wasatch County 911 center received a call reporting a snowmobile coincidence within the Mill 

"Search and Rescue, along with Wasatch County Sheriff's Office Law Enforcement, Utah National Parks and the US Forest Hauler responded.

"We are saddened to draw attention to the loss of Kenneth and our hearts go out to his circle of family and friends so deeply affected

We thank all our first responders for his persevering service."

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