A tragic news story has just been reported concerning a fan favorite character from a hit reality TV show. The family of "Wicked Tuna" is in mourning after losing one of their own members.
According to reports, Nicholas “Duffy” Fudge has passed away. He was only 28 years old. Please join us in praying for Duffy's family and friends as they endure this tragic time.
"Fudge, who grew up in Greenland, died 'unexpectedly' Thursday, July 19, according to his obituary. He was the first mate on Rye Capt. Tyler McLaughlin’s boat The Pinwheel on the National Geographic Channel reality TV show that features fishermen," reported Sea Coast Online.
Fans were shocked to learn of his passing. At this time, very few details have been released about his cause of death. Fans have grown to love Duffy over the years as he contributed to the Pinwheel crew on some epic fishing adventures.
"As a memorial for Duffy, we will be having a moment of silence on our Twitter during tonight’s episode. Rest In Peace," wrote the Official Wicked Tuna page on Twitter.
"In addition to his passion for sports and fishing, Fudge’s obituary said, 'Nick also treasured the environment and he took seriously his responsibility to protect it.' His family has established the Nicholas 'Duffy' Fudge Memorial Fund 'to help environment preservation, his obituary says,'" according to reports.
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