Family mourns mum’s hit and run death outside her home


A family is grieving after a mother-of-three was killed when she was hit by a car outside her house in Victoria.

Gayle Potter, 46, died outside her home at Traralgon in the Latrobe Valley on Tuesday about 8.30pm. 

It’s alleged her ex-husband, Glenn Martyn, 53, was behind the wheel. 

It’s further alleged Mr Martyn drove off as paramedics tried desperately to save the 46-year-old. 

Mother-of-three Gayle Potter (left) was killed in a hit-and-run outside her home at Traralgon in the Latrobe Valley (right). Source: 7 News

Friends have told Seven News Ms Gayle was an extremely popular and dedicated mother. 

Her children rode horses around the paddocks in the front yard, and she was always wearing a big smile.

Ms Potter was regarded as a dedicated mum. Source: 7 News

The case was in the hands of major crash investigators but they have handed it over to the homicide squad.

Mr Martyn has been charged with murder.