On Tuesday, March 28, 2023 at approximately 7:18pm, Deputies with the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a vehicle fire at the Valero gas station located at 415 S Main Street, Kirklin.
Preliminary investigation indicated that a Black 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe was parked at the gas pumps, facing northbound. For an unknown reason, the vehicle abruptly accelerated into a gas pump, where it continued until igniting a fire.
The driver was identified as Terry Kinkead, 50, of Sheridan. Kinkead was pronounced dead at the scene by the Clinton County Coroner’s Office. Kinkead was the sole occupant of the vehicle. Family has been notified.
This crash remains under investigation.
The Clinton County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by Clinton County Central Dispatch, Clinton County Coroner’s Office, Clinton County EMS, Kirklin Police Department, Kirklin Volunteer Fire Department and Jerry’s Body Shop.
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