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Coroner rules jogger's death an accident; woman was hit by car

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Posted at 3:12 PM, Jun 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-09 15:12:43-04

HAMILTON, Ohio – Officials released the ID of the jogger who died after she was struck by vehicle in Liberty Township Tuesday.

Emily M. Batz, 27, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, died from multiple traumatic injuries, according to the Butler County Coroner’s Office.

Sheriff Richard Jones had said she was crossing the street in the crosswalk when she was hit. Batz was declared dead at the scene.

 

The driver, whose name has not been released, remained at the scene until emergency crews arrived, Jones said. He hasn’t said if any charges will be filed against the driver.

The death has been ruled an accident, according to the coroner’s report.