TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Police in a Phoenix suburb say one of Uber's self-driving vehicles has struck and killed a pedestrian.
Police in the city of Tempe said Monday that the vehicle was in autonomous mode with an operator behind the wheel when the woman walking outside of a crosswalk was hit.
Sgt. Ronald Elcock says in an email that the accident happened overnight but did not say whether it occurred Sunday night or Monday morning.
The woman died of her injuries at a hospital and her name was not made public.
Uber has been testing the self-driving vehicles in Tempe and Phoenix for months.
Uber says on Twitter that it is "fully cooperating" with the investigation and expressed condolences to the family of the victim.
- Uber self-driving vehicle hits, kills pedestrian in Arizona
- Authorities: Truck hits construction vehicle; worker killed
- Pedestrian airlifted after hit by truck on South Street
- Tips sought after 2 pedestrians struck, killed in Indiana
- Suspect and vehicle involved in fatal hit-and-run found
- Authorities: 2 dead after train hits vehicle in Indiana
- Deputies looking for vehicle after woman found hit in roadway
- Pedestrian dies in Klondike Road crash
- New pedestrian and bike paths at Purdue
- Pedestrian plazas possibly coming to West Lafayette