Self-driving Uber car hits, kills pedestrian in Arizona

Police are investigating a deadly crash involving a self-driving uber vehicle

the vehicle was reportedly seen driving early Monday morning when a  Woman walking on the crosswalk was struck.

The woman was then taken to hospital where she subsequently died of her injuries. This is a first in terms of self-driving UBER vehicles actually causing harm to people.

Tempe Police says the vehicle was in autonomous mode at the time of the crash and a vehicle operator was also behind the wheel. No passengers were in the vehicle at the time.

As a result of this incident, uber has now paused all self-driving operations in Phoenix, Pittsburgh, San Francisco and Toronto, which is a standard move, the company says.

The investigation is still active.

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