Starke County Sheriff’s Department Investigating Fatal Traffic Accident


A fatal Saturday crash on a rural North Judson road remains under investigation. It happened just before noon on County Road 350 West north of 500 South, according to a news release from the Starke County Sheriff’s Department.

A vehicle driven by Blake Jurcik, 20, of North Judson, hit a tree. He was trapped in the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene from massive blunt force trauma. Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact the Starke County Sheriff’s Department.