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Girlfriend takes own life hours after partner killed by Domino's delivery driver

The "distraught" girlfriend of a man killed by a Domino's delivery driver has taken her own life, Mirror reported.

Alice Robinson "could not bear to live without her beloved Jase", her mum said.

She was found dead in non-suspicious circumstances in Mount Hawthorn, Perth, Australia, less than 24 hours after her boyfriend succumbed to his injuries.

The young couple had been together for eight years and moved from Shropshire, England, under a year ago.

Rugby player Jason Francis, 29, was believed to have been lying on the road by his house after a day of drinking with friends when he was hit at about 8pm on Saturday.

Alice was reportedly waiting for him to come home just metres away.

Jason was taken to hospital but later died of his injuries with Alice [pictured] at his side (Image: Facebook)

After seeing flashing lights from the emergency services vehicles, she rushed outside and police told her Jason had been run over.

Jason had reportedly been hit by an 18-year-old delivery driver in a white Volkswagen Jetta.

The teen reportedly stopped at the scene and called the emergency services.

Jason was taken to hospital but later died of his injuries with Alice at his side.

Friends then made repeated attempts to contact her and became worried when she failed to answer her phone.

Less than 24 hours later, she was found dead in a nearby suburb.

Alice Robinson 'could not bear to live without her beloved Jase' (Image: FACEBOOK)

Alice's mother Dawn took to social media to pay tribute to her daughter.

She wrote: "I am devastated to let everyone know that my beautiful daughter was so distraught she could not bear to live without her beloved Jase and chose to take her own life.

"My husband and I now grieve for the loss of two wonderful people that brought light to everyone's life.

"RIP my gorgeous girlie."

Neighbours told Perth Now the couple were English and moved to Australia less than a year ago after a round the world trip together.

According to the Shropshire Star, Jason was a former defender for Market Drayton Town football team.

Jason and Alice were described by their friends as 'beautiful souls' (Image: FACEBOOK)

He was also a keen rugby union player for the Cottesloe Rugby Union Football Club, whose president shared an emotional tribute.

"Jase and Alice had only been at the club for a short time but had already ingrained themselves into the 3rd grade and 4th grade families," Sam Diamond wrote.

"They could both be found at the multitude of offseason BBQ's where Jase would always do his best impression of a competitive eater whilst Alice filled our hearts with her infectious laugh.

"These are two beautiful souls that we have lost far too early, and were loved like family."

Jason Francis was struck by a car in Scarborough, Perth at 8pm on Saturday (Image: FACEBOOK)

The pizza company is working with police and it is understood no one has been charged.

A Domino's spokeswoman told Mirror Online: "Our thoughts are with the family of the victim involved and we remain focused on the health and wellbeing of the driver involved.

"We will provide all necessary support during this time including counselling and support services.

"Domino’s is working closely with the police and their ongoing investigation."

Alice's mother Dawn took to social media to pay tribute to her daughter (Image: Facebook)

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