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Ken Block, Action Sports Legend, Passes Away at 55 in Freak Snowmobile Accident as Jeremy Renner Fights For Life After Terrifying Plowing Incident

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Ken Block was famously known for his stunt videos and was an internet sensation, considered the great rally driver while also being the creator of Hoonigan and DC shoe co-founder who revolutionized action sports marketing and motorsports filmmaking. Block was an avid appreciator of other action sports, including numerous ones such as skateboarding, snowboarding, and motocross.

With fans hoping for him to initiate another year on top, the snow that has been hard on many people for a while did manage to take down another dearest in its belly as the fan-favorite Ken Block passed away at the age of 55 in a tragedy on the 2nd of this year while another beloved star Jeremy Renner recently got into a freak accident.

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Ken Block dies in a snowmobile accident
Ken Block dies in a snowmobile accident

Ken Block passes in an unfortunate tragedy while Jeremy Renner runs into misfortune

Ken Block rose to the top while promoting his Hoonigan brand alongside creating the much-loved Gymkhana video series. He also recently joined forces with German Automakers Audi & Porsche and was at the top of his game with nothing there to budge him from the summit.

On Monday, near his home in Utah, he was snowboarding along with his fellow peers in the mill hollow area in woodland when the tragedy occurred. Reportedly he was driving through a steep slope when unfortunately his snowmobile upended and landed up on him. Further assuring the calamity, Hoonigan industries released a statement on their social handles which stated,

“It’s with 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.”

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Jeremy Renner [via Instagram]
Jeremy Renner [via Instagram]
Apart from Block, the snow pounded another star to its agony when Avenger’s Hawkeye actor Jeremy Renner suffered a hapless catastrophe. As he was plowing snow near his house, the actor got into a dangerous incident, leading him into a very critical situation as a result of the mishap, consequently suffering serious blunt chest trauma and orthopedic injuries.

The Hawkeye actor is still in critical condition

After the accident, Jeremy Renner lost a lot of blood correspondingly undergoing some serious damages that transpire at a ranch in Washoe county, Northern Nevada, and the storm which is termed as the “blizzard of the century” takes another victim as Renner’s plow ran over him leading to his immediate surgery. The actor is out of surgery  for now but the situation is still critical but he’s healing, as his Publicist stated,

“Jeremy’s family would like to express their gratitude to the incredible doctors and nurses looking after him, Truckee Meadows Fire and Rescue, Washoe County Sheriff, Reno City mayor, Hillary Schieve, and the Carano and Murdock families. They are also tremendously overwhelmed and appreciative of the outpouring of love and support from his fans.”

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Jeremy Renner is uncomfirmed to return.
Jeremy Renner is stable for now

It’s been a sad beginning to the year as fans are mourning the loss of beloved Ken Block, fans from all over the globe have bestowed their condolences to the Block family, and prayers for Jeremy Renner’s speedy recovery betides among millions.

Source: ESPN

Written by Santanu Roy

Santanu Roy is a film enthusiast with a deep love for the medium of animation while also being obsessed with Batman and The Everly Brothers. Apart from pursuing animation and analyzing movies, he possesses a deep fondness for narrative-driven games and is currently a content writer at Fandomwire with over 500 articles.