On August 31, 1990 at approximately 9:24 pm, 17-year-old Kerri CHAMBERS, was walking northbound along 149 street from 87 avenue on the west sidewalk. Kerri was returning home from the Domo gas station after making a purchase for her mother. Kerri was crossing 149 street eastbound when she was struck by an unidentified vehicle operated by an unidentified driver. The driver fled the scene leaving Kerri on the road.
Kerri was found by a passing motorist who called 911. Kerri was transported to the hospital where she remained for two weeks. After a long and brave battle, she died due to her injuries. Kerri was only three houses away from the safety of her home when she was struck and left behind.
Attached are photos of the location in 1990. Kerri’s family and police are appealing to the public for any information that will help identify the vehicle and driver responsible for this act. After 24 years, the EPS hopes to have a successful conclusion to this tragedy.