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Rally Driver and Racing Game Icon Ken Block Dies in Snowmobile Accident

Rally driver and racing game icon Ken Block has died at the age of 55 in a snowmobile accident.

As reported by ABC NewsBullock was pronounced dead at the scene of a snowmobile overturn on a steep slope in Utah on January 2.

Brock not only had a successful professional racing career, but he also had a major presence in racing video games, appearing in several premiere franchises such as Need for Speed, Dirt, and Forza.

“Ken was a visionary, a pioneer, an icon and most importantly a father and husband. He will be greatly missed.”

The Wasatch County Sheriff’s Office said, “We are saddened to hear of Kenneth’s passing. Our hearts go out to his family and friends.

Hoonigan Industries, Block’s automotive media and apparel company, also took to social media to pay tribute to its co-founder. “Ken was a visionary, a pioneer, an icon and most importantly his father and husband. He will be incredibly missed,” it said. Instagram.

Brock emerged as a style icon in 2015’s Need for Speed ​​live-action scenes, which the player characters strived to impress. He also appeared as a driver in Colin McRae’s Dirt 2 and Dirt 3, and his Hoonigan car appeared in Forza Motorsport 7 and Forza Horizon 3, 4, and 5.

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Ryan Dinsdale is an IGN freelancer and UK news editor. He talks about witchers all day long.

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