Batter walks off

Fast pitch softball if the batter walks off the field before they are done batting are they out. Also the next batter steps up to bat and three pitches are thrown before the previous batter realized she didn't finish. The ump stopped the batter who was up, let the previous batter who walked off come back and finish and then went back to the other batter and cancelled the 3 pitches thrown and started over. Is this right.

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Batter is Out
by: Coach Dan

I have never seen this. Generally, once the batter walks out of the field of play, she is out. Was it the umpire's mistake and he/she was trying to rectify it?

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