It is with heavy hearts that we inform you of the death of Gabe Rygaard, star of the History Channel reality show “Ax Men.” Rygaard was killed on Friday in an automobile accident at the age of 45.
From Fox News:
The accident, which occurred near Port Angeles, Washington, Rygaard’s hometown, when the white Ford Bronco Rygaard was driving rear-ended another vehicle before ending up in the path of an oncoming vehicle. Passengers in the other two cars involved in the crash were treated for minor injuries at the scene.
Rygaard first appeared in the second season of “Ax Men,” having recently taken over Rygaard Logging after the death of his father, who founded the company in 1992. The company was frequently featured on the show, including during the recently-completed ninth season.
This is a breaking news story and we will bring you any new details as they come in!