Evelyn Snyder's life slipped away on a cold and misty December night as she laid on the side of Lemay Ferry Road. She had been struck by a hit-and-run driver less than 100 feet from the apartment complex in the 2800 block of Lemay Ferry Road where she had lived for several months. But that changed in July when Faith Snyder once again called the police and asked for a copy of the police report. She was transferred to Joe Burgoon, an investigator in the county's cold case unit, who met with them and gave them a copy of the police report. What Faith Snyder found in the report gave her a glimmer of hope. At the scene, police found bus schedules and resumes, leading them to believe she had gotten off a bus after copying the resumes at the library. Evelyn Snyder had been laid off the previous week from the advertising agency where she had worked as a research librarian. There were so many resumes blowing across the road, they caught the attention of five motorists. Each of them saw Evelyn Snyder laying on the east shoulder of the road, and pulled over to help. One of the motorists was an off-duty county police officer, who reported the hit-and-run. The case nags at Heitzler, who is now a special agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.


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