Randy Tinkel Death – We are extremely devastated to announce the death of Randy Tinkel, 37, of Wamego, Kansas, has been identified as the victim in a Wednesday fatal multi-vehicle crash in Pottawatomie County.
Randy Tinkel died in a three-vehicle crash that seriously injured four other individuals Wednesday night near Wamego.
Randy Tinkel was operating a pickup truck with three passengers on Highway 24 near Airport Road in Wamego, when the pickup slowed for a slow-moving SUV round 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. A semi-tractor, operated by 44-year-old Mark Stanwix, of Lecompton, then rear ended the pickup truck which then made contact with the SUV, operated by 34-year-old Megan Schindler, of St. Marys.
Randy Tinkel was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.
Randy Tinkel’s passengers, 36-year-old Jillian Tinkel and two children, age 7 and 2, were transported to an area hospital with serious unknown injuries.
Schindler was transported to an area hospital with serious unknown injuries.
Stanwix was not injured.