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00:35  30 august  2019
00:35  30 august  2019 Source:   9news.com.au

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Portland Police are investigating a deadly hit -and- run in Southeast Portland. The pedestrian was hit Saturday evening at S .E. Powell Blvd. and 124th Ave. It will likely have a lot of front and windshield damage. The van was last seen heading east on Powell. Police closed Powell from 122nd to 126th in

Pedestrian killed in hit-run in Melbourne's southeast © 9News Police are looking for a driver after a woman was hit and killed by a car in Clayton last night.

A pedestrian has been killed in a suspected hit-run crash in Melbourne's southeast.

Police say the woman was crossing the road at Wellington Street near Scenic Boulevard in Clayton when she was hit by a dark coloured wagon travelling west just before 10pm last night.

The driver failed to stop.

Police located the car believed to be involved, dumped at a property on North Road, Clayton at about 11pm.

Investigators believe the car was travelling at a high speed prior to the crash and are asking anyone who witnessed the crash or with dashcam footage to come forward.

A crime scene was established at Wellington Road and all westbound lanes remain closed between Blackburn Road and the Princes Highway.

Melbourne woman granted bail over fatal-hit run.
The 33-year-old has been charged with being an accessory to the commission of an indictable offence after the death of Nisali Perera, 20. © 9News Shane Cochrane and Lauren Hindes were arrested after five days on the run. Ms Perera died near Monash University after she was allegedly hit by a dark-coloured Mazda wagon while crossing the road at about 9.45pm on Thursday. The student, originally from Sri Lanka, was crossing Wellington Road near Scenic Boulevard on her way home from university when she was hit by the Mazda after it allegedly ran a red light.

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