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Derby fatal crash: 19-year-old granted bail after alleged hit-and-run on Jetty Road

Katya MinnsBroome Advertiser
A 19-year-old woman has been charged over an fatal hit-and-run which killed a pedestrian.
Camera IconA 19-year-old woman has been charged over an fatal hit-and-run which killed a pedestrian. Credit: Simon Santi/The West Australian

A 19-year-old woman has been granted bail after being charged over an alleged hit-and-run in Derby on Wednesday night which killed a 45-year-old pedestrian.

Montana Xavier appeared before Broome Magistrates Court on December 8 charged with one count of no authority to drive and one count of failing to stop and ensure assistance after an incident occasioning death.

Police say about 8.30pm on December 6, a red Holden Barina hatchback was travelling along Jetty Road in Derby and collided with a 45-year-old pedestrian. The woman died at the scene.

Ms Xavier was granted bail on the condition that she report to Derby Police Station every week.

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She is due to appear in Derby Courthouse on December 20.

Major Crash investigators are appealing for any witnesses to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report the information online at crimestopperswa.com.au.

Dash-cam or mobile phone vision relating to this crash can be uploaded directly to investigators via this link.

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