Self-driving Uber car kills Arizona pedestrian, police say


Posted on: March 19th, 2018 by ABC News No Comments

Uber(TEMPE, Ariz.) — A self-driving Uber car hit and killed a pedestrian early Monday morning in Tempe, Arizona, police said.

The vehicle was in “autonomous mode at the time of the collision, with a vehicle operator behind the wheel,” Tempe police said in a statement.

The female pedestrian died of her injuries at a hospital, police said.

“Uber is assisting and this is still an active investigation,” according to the police statement.

Uber tweeted that, “Our hearts go out to the victim’s family. We’re fully cooperating with @TempePolice and local authorities as they investigate this incident.”

This is a breaking news story. Please check back for updates.

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