Christian Transfers – a self driving Uber car has killed a pedestrian in Arizona

The car was operating in autonomous mode when it crashed into a woman.

A woman, Elaine Herzberg, died after being struck by a self-driving Uber vehicle in Tempe, Ariz., at approximately 10 pm local time on Sunday evening, according to Tempe police.

This may be the first pedestrian to ever be killed in a self-driving vehicle accident. The car was operating in autonomous mode at the time of the crash.

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Herzberg was transported to a hospital after the crash where she passed away from her injuries, according to a statement from Tempe police. See full story