BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — One person with ties to Fort Wayne has died following an explosion during a jet-fueled semitruck performance at a southwestern Michigan air show.

Emergency crews responded after the explosion happened about 1 p.m. Saturday at the Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show and Balloon Festival.

The Battle Creek Police Department announced one death.

The 122nd Fighter Wing in Fort Wayne posted on Twitter Saturday night, saying, “Our thoughts and prayers go out to the friends and family of Chris Darnell, the driver of the SHOCKWAVE Jet Truck. We were deeply saddened to hear of his tragic passing July 2nd in Battle Creek. Chris was a long time staple of the Fort Wayne Air Show, and he will be missed.”

An air show spokeswoman says the Shockwave Jet Truck was going down a runway when the explosion occurred.

The truck is part of Springfield, Missouri-based Darnell Racing Enterprises. It is powered by two jet engines and reached speeds topping 300 mph.

No other injuries were immediately reported.