Jessi Combs was an American professional racer, television personality, and metal fabricator. She was known for her bright smile, positivity, and tenacious pursuit of the fulfillment of her dreams. She was known as “the fastest woman on four wheels”. She appeared on a number of TV shows including the host of the seventh season of “Mythbusters” in 2009. Moreover, in 2013, she set a women’s land speed class record and broke her own record in 2016.
Jessi Combs Death Car
- Jessi Combs died after crashing a jet-powered high-speed race car at the Alvord Desert in southeastern Oregon on August 27, 2019.
- She was caused by a failure of a front wheel, likely caused by hitting an object in the desert, which caused the front wheel assembly to collapse at a speed nearing 523 mph (842 km/h).
- In addition to this, a medical examiner ruled the cause of death as “blunt force trauma to the head,” which happened before the fire consumed the vehicle after crashing.
Moreover, the Combs family issued the following statement about her death, “It is with extreme grief, and in celebration of her life that her family and close friends share that race car driver, and TV personality Jessi Combs, passed away in a fatal crash, as she pursued setting a land speed record in the North American Eagle on August, 27th 2019 on a dry lake bed in Oregon,” the statement said. “Jessi’s bright smile, positivity, and tenacious pursuit of her dreams inspired everyone who met her. Her drive and spirit were infectious, and she served as a role model for young girls and women around the world. Surounded by her family and friends at the time of her passing, Jessi lived fearlessly and her legacy lives on in the countless lives she touched..”
Jessi Combs Age At The Time Of Death
Jessi Combs was 39 years old, at the time of her death. She was born on August 27, 2019 in Rockerville, South Dakota. Her father name is, Jamie Combs and mother named, Nina Darrington.
Moreover, when she was two years old, the family moved to Piedmont, South Dakota. She has siblings as well. She had two siblings named, Kelly Combs and Danielle Theis, and three step-siblings, Rebekah Hall, Arielle Hall and Austin Darrington. Combs’ great-grandmother was Nina DeBow, a jazz pianist who raced Stanley Steamers.
Jessi Combs Partner
At the time of Jessi Combs death, she was in relationship with, Terry Madden. Couple often used to uploads images together. Moreover, she was never married.