Video: See SUV that killed kids Za May Khan, Ah Zet Khan in 14th and Yosemite hit-and-run

March 22 was a brutal night -- snow, sleet, chilly temperatures -- and no doubt mom Zama Bee Khan wanted to get her two kids, Za May, eight, and Ah Zet, six, out of the cold and into the warmth. But she never got the chance. As she crossed the street at 14th and Yosemite at around 7:55 p.m., an SUV barreled through the intersection, striking the stroller in which the boys were riding. They were both killed, and their mother was seriously injured. The Denver Police Department has now released photos and videos from the scene. See both and get more details below.

The progress of the investigation can be followed via the DPD's Twitter feed. Here's one of the early tweets....

...followed by a message about the kids' fate.

Shortly thereafter came this description of the vehicle suspected of striking the family -- and dragging the stroller behind it as it fled the scene.

This photo from the investigation offers an indication of the terrible conditions that night:

The DPD also sent out a blast asking for help from folks likely to have been on the road in the vicinity at the time of the crash....

...and offered this simple plea:

In the days that followed, police learned that surveillance cameras didn't capture the accident itself -- but there is footage of what's thought to be the vehicle whose driver took two lives. Here's one shot....

...and another. And this one's in color: Anyone with information about this vehicle or the crime in general is encouraged to phone the DPD Traffic Investigations Bureau at 720-337-1000 or Crime Stoppers at 720-913-STOP (7867), which is offering up to a $2,000 reward in the case.

In the meantime, check out a DPD video of a briefing in the case, followed by a 9News featuring the surveillance footage.

More from our Colorado Crimes archive: "Video: Erin Jackson, busted in East High hit-and-run, is a teacher and slam poet."

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