Pedestrian Wheeling Baby Stroller Killed in Long Beach, Cops Say

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Nassau County police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating the death of a 63-year-old Long Beach woman who was struck by a car at an intersection in her hometown Thursday morning, police said.

The victim was identified by police as Deborah Batus, who was pushing a baby stroller filled with garbage when she was struck at the intersection of East Park Avenue and Pacific Boulevard at 6:32 a.m. There was no child in the stroller.

Batus was transported to Long Beach Hospital, where she was pronounced dead at 7:05 a.m.

Police did not reveal information about the driver involved in the crash.