Pair arrested following fatality

By Jessica Anstice

A pair was arrested in Officer following a fatal hit-run collision on Clayton on Thursday 29 August.

Detectives from Major Collision Investigation Unit arrested a man and woman.

It is believed a woman was crossing Wellington Road near Scenic Boulevard when she was hit by a dark coloured wagon travelling west about 9.45pm.

Nisali Perera, a 20-year-old woman residing in Clayton, died at the scene and it is alleged the driver of the vehicle failed to stop.

MCIU detectives arrested 37-year-old Bayswater man Shane Cochrane, and 33-year-old Lauren Hindes.

They are currently in custody assisting with their enquiries.

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