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Sep 21, 2020

Man behind wheel of self-driving Uber car charged with negligent homicide for running over woman

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The state of Arizona is pursuing negligent homicide charges against the man who was behind the wheel in a self-driving Uber car that ran over a woman.

In 2018, Elaine Herzberg was struck by a self-driving Uber in Tempe, Arizona. Rafael Vasquez, who was behind the wheel, has now been charged, KPNX-TV’s Brahm Resnik reported Tuesday.

NEW Man behind wheel of self-driving @Uber charged with negligent homicide in 2018 pedestrian death in Tempe, Arizona. pic.twitter.com/uyFIbIa3bi

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