'Self-driving Uber kills pedestrian on zebra crossing'

'Self-driving Uber kills pedestrian on zebra crossing'

World March 19, 2018 17:09

tempe - A self-driving car from Uber hit a woman on Sunday night who then died. It is the first traffic death by a self-driving car.

That writes The New York Times. The Uber car was in automatic mode, while there was a person behind the wheel as a back-up. According to police, the woman was hit when she crossed to a zebra crossing.

Uber stops testing self-driving cars in Tempe, Pittsburgh, San Francisco and Toronto. A spokesman states that the company 'cooperates fully' with the local authorities.

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