Self-Driving Uber Car Kills Pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona

HeadlineMar 20, 2018

In Arizona, a self-driving Uber car killed a pedestrian on Sunday night in Tempe, leading Uber to quickly suspend its self-driving tests in Tempe, Pittsburgh, San Francisco and Toronto. Sunday night’s fatal crash occurred despite the fact that there was an emergency back-up driver—a human—sitting behind the wheel. The woman is believed to be the first pedestrian to be killed in association with new self-driving technology.

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