According to a new report from The New York Times, an autonomous vehicle from Uber struck and killed a woman in Tempe, Arizona:
The Times says this may be the first time a pedestrian has been killed after being struck by a self-driving vehicle.
Uber has reportedly suspended testing of its autonomous vehicle fleet and is cooperating with authorities. The company issued a statement following the incident:
Our hearts go out to the victim’s family. We’re fully cooperating with @TempePolice and local authorities as they investigate this incident.Our hearts go out to the victim’s family. We’re fully cooperating with @TempePolice and local authorities as they investigate this incident.— Uber Comms (@Uber_Comms) March 19, 2018March 19, 2018
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