Uber's fatal self-driving crash: all the news and updates

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On March 18th, a 49-year-old woman was struck by a self-driving Uber vehicle in Tempe, Arizona. She was transported to the hospital, where she died. In the aftermath, Uber's self-driving program is hanging on by a thread, while the rest of the industry debates the speed in which these vehicles were being rushed to market. It is widely seen as the first person to be killed by an autonomous vehicle.


Fatal Wreck Closes Northbound I-17 in North-Central Arizona

U.S. News

Authorities predict an extended closure of northbound Interstate 17 about 7 miles (11 kilometers) north of the Sunset Point Rest Area in north-central Arizona because of a fatal wreck requiring a cleanup of hazardous material.


Dallas Cowboys bus involved in fatal crash in Arizona

U.S. News

Team spokesman Rich Dalrymple (DAHL'-rimp-ul) confirmed a Cowboys bus was one of two vehicles involved in a crash Sunday afternoon on U.S. 93. He didn't say if the bus was carrying players or if anyone was hurt.


Court Document Details Moments Before Fatal Police Shooting

U.S. News

A search warrant application filed Tuesday by the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says William "Billy" Hughes became angry and fired two or three gunshots into a bedroom wall before pointing his gun at his roommate's head Aug. 5. The Star Tribune says the roommate fled the room and called police.