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Christina Anstead's Husband Ant Mourns Friend Jessi Combs After She Dies In Tragic Accident

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Aug. 28 2019, Updated 5:24 p.m. ET

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Christina Anstead's husband Ant took to social media to mourn and pay tribute to his friend Jessi Combs, who passed away in a tragic jet-powered car crash on Tuesday, August 27.

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"This incredibly brilliant and passionate car sector that I work in and love so much draws courageous, crazy, creative people!" Ant, 40, wrote via Instagram.

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"The Dreamers and the doers! And those that are very best rise to the top!" the Wheeler Dealers star, who is expecting his first child with Christina, 36, continued.

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Jessi Combs
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"Jessi Combs was one of those!! She made cars, pushed boundaries, welded, engineered, broke records, and broke glass ceilings, made friends and left a lasting impression! SHE WAS OUR PEOPLE!" he said.

Jessi Combs
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"There is a numbness in the workshop today! ? Yesterday at only 36 years old Jessie paid the price trying to beat her own land speed record! ??? rest in peace Jessi ❤️ x," Ant concluded his tribute.

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Jessi Combs
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According to Road and Track, Jessi, 36, was driving her jet-powered vehicle through the Alvord Desert in Oregon when she lost control of the car.

Jessi Combs
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The professional driver was known as the “fastest woman on four wheels” after setting a record speed of 298 mph in jet-powered North American Eagle Supersonic Speed Challenger.

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