Street Outlaws: Fastest in America actor Ryan Fellows was killed in a car accident while filming the popular Discovery series.
The incident, which had nothing to do with the show, happened early Sunday morning outside of Las Vegas. Ryan took on another driver in the eighth of nine races scheduled for the evening.
The fatal accident took place in Las Vegas early on August 7, in the eighth race of a nine-race season, according to a person with ties to Street Outlaws.
Death of Ryan Fellows in an accident
Reports say Fellows lost control just before the finish line while driving a gold Nissan 240z. It was difficult for onlookers to save him in time after his car rolled over and caught fire. The accident led to the suspension of filming for the day.
A representative for Discovery says, “The incident which sadly led to the death of Ryan Fellows has been devastating to the Street Outlaws family. We send our deepest condolences to Ryan’s family as they deal with this terrible loss.
Jonathan ‘JJ Da Boss’, one of the stars of the Street Outlaws TV series, and his wife Tricia Day were injured in a car crash earlier this year while filming the show.
The couple were injured in an accident while filming the street racing show while driving different cars, a source with knowledge of the situation told TMZ.
Ryan Fellow was killed in a car accident involving street criminals
The fatal accident happened on August 7 in Las Vegas, during the eighth race of a nine-race calendar. Near the finish line, Ryan’s golden Nissan 240Z appears to have lost control, spun out of control and burst into flames. Video of the incident is currently making its way online.
It reminds us that aggressive driving makes crashes much more likely, no matter how skilled you are with cars.
While it’s impossible to be completely safe, having the right safety gear, undergoing the right training, and competing on a closed course can reduce risk and improve performance.
Another Event JJ Da Boss and his wife Tricia Day were injured in a car accident while JJ Da Boss was recording an episode in La Villa, Texas. At the time of the incident, they were apparently taking part in a drag race in their Chevy Novas. Day appears to have been sent to a nearby hospital for treatment because her injuries were so severe.
GoFundMe campaign created for the family of Rayn Fellow
According to a GoFundMe created for Ryan’s family, Ryan was an avid vehicle enthusiast and a “road fighter” in many ways. His interests included basketball, cars, sales and advertising. He was respected for his tenacity and unwavering commitment to overcoming challenges in his path.
The incident that tragically resulted in the death of Ryan Fellows, according to the Discovery spokeswoman, has devastated the Street Outlaws family. “Our thoughts are with Ryan’s loved ones as they deal with this unexpected and tragic loss.
We are currently sending prayers and encouragement to his family and friends.