People see crazy things when they see death for the first time, but in this case he was actually right, there clear as day amongst the soot were bite marks and a broken tooth on the fuel hose.
Taking out a pen Barlow pushed the point into one of the indentations. It sank deeply into the hardened rubber. Whatever thoughts had been going through the stiffs mind as he ran toward the gas station aflame, biting down hard on the hose seemed to have been his number one priority.
Barlow stood up, brushed the dirt off of his pants and started walking to the corner from where the suspect had first been sighted.