HUNTINGTON COUNTY, IN. (THECOUNT) — Michael D. Tuffs, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, has been identified as the victim in a fatal vehicle crash involving a semi-tractor Friday in Huntington County.

Tuffs, 60, was killed in a two-vehicle crash near Markle on Friday night.


According to reports, Tuffs was operating a Porsche on Interstate 69 near Markle, when the vehicle experienced a blowout around 6:30 p.m. Friday. The vehicle then made contact with a semi-trailer.

Tuffs, who was originally from Fresno, California, was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The semi driver was not injured in the crash.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Huntington County is a county in the U.S. state of Indiana. According to the 2010 United States Census, the population was 37,124. The county seat is Huntington. Huntington County comprises the Huntington, IN Micropolitan Statistical Area and is included in the Fort Wayne–Huntington–Auburn Combined Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

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