Professional Race Car Driver Ken Block Killed In Accident

Spencer Boyd, 20, Grant Efinger, 98, and Derek Kraus,19 go three wide into turn one during the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va. Saturday, March 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Bell)

At a glance

  • Hoonigan Industries, which Block co-founded, announced his death in a statement posted on social media.
  • “It’s with our deepest regrets that we can confirm that Ken Block passed away in a snowmobile accident today,” the statement said. Ken was a visionary, a pioneer and an icon. And most importantly, a father and husband. He will be incredibly missed.”
  • Block co-founded the popular skate shoe company DC Shoes before he became a professional rally car driver.

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