9/27/2008 - Jeffrey Hammer - Pedestrian Hit and Run
On September 27, 2008 at apoximately 1:17am the Stephenson County Sheriff`s Office was dispatched to an accident with injuries on South Bolton Road just to the north of Wst Hershey Road. We were advised that a male subject had been struck by a motor vehicle. Upon arrival, the male subject, identified as Jeffrey Hammer of Shannon, Illinois, was pronounced dead at the scene. The dark green vehicle left the area. Witnesses and evidence indicated that Jeffrey was lying on the north bound lane of South Bolton Road when he was struck the second time. Several vehicle parts were recovered from the dark green vihicle. Further investigation indicated that it could be a 1997 Chevrolet Malibu, emerald green in color. Jeffrey was walking home after getting his vehicle stuck at the corner of South Bolton Road and Sabin Church Road.
Numerous leads have been followoed up on over the past years to no avail. Any informaiton can call Stateline Area Crime Soppers at 1-866-847-7669 or the Stephenson County Sheriff`s Office at 815-235-8257.