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Springfield Man Killed In Michigan Air Show

A Springfield man has died in a crash of a jet truck while performing at an air show in Battle Creek, Michigan.

According to the Battle Creek Police Department, the jet truck was racing against planes, when it exploded during the performance, ran off of the runway and burned.

The driver, 40 year old Chris Darnell of Springfield, died at the scene.

He was the owner of 4 Wheel Customs and shared the duties of driving the Shockwave Jet Truck with his father.

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