By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
According to TMZ, Street Outlaws: Fastest in America driver Ryan Fellows has passed away. He was 41.
An official cause of death has not been announced yet.
Street Outlaws Fastest in America led by Memphis Street Outlaws Jonathan “JJ DaBoss” Day has been filming the past several weeks near Las Vegas. The show has been filming during the Street Outlaws No Prep Kings break.
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TMZ says that the accident happened early Sunday morning. He was racing another driver when the crash happened.
Fellows and the other driver were the eighth pairing. At this time, it is not clear if the Discovery Channel will show his crash with his passing.
He lost control of his Nissan 240z. Fellows car rolled and caught on fire, according to the report.
The filming ended after the crash. Safety personnel were not able to get him out of the car.
“The Street Outlaws family is heartbroken by the accident that led to the tragic death of Ryan Fellows,” the Discovery Channel said in a statement. “We extend our deepest sympathy to Ryan’s loved ones as they process this sudden and devastating loss.”
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Fellows leaves behind his wife Liz. He also had two children, Josiah and Olivia.
A GoFundMe has been established for the family. At the time of publication, $4,186 has been raised with 49 donors. The goal is $50,000.
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