Man charged with murder after allegedly mowing down and killing mother-of-three

A MAN is behind bars tonight, charged with murder after allegedly mowing down and killing a mother-of-three in regional Victoria.

Gayle Potter, 46, tragically died after being run over by a vehicle on a private property off Airfield Road at Traralgon just before 8.30pm on Tuesday.

The 53-year-old man who police say was driving the vehicle allegedly drove off, leaving the woman to die on the property.


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The man was arrested a short time later, however, after officers found him on a nearby property.

He spent Wednesday in custody, being questioned by police before formally being charged with murder.

The 53-year-old is due to front Latrobe Valley Magistrates Court tomorrow.

In an earlier statement, police said they believed the man was known to the woman.

His relationship to her, however, is not known.

No further information was available at the time of writing.

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