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Uber Self-Driving Cars Returning To Pittsburgh This Summer

The company is also ending operations in Arizona months after driverless car killed woman

May 23, 2018 - 5:02 pm

PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - Uber says it will revive self-driving cars in Pittsburgh this summer, but is ending its operation of self-driving cars in Arizona.

This comes more than two months after a woman was struck and killed by one of its vehicles.

 The company notified about 300 workers today that their positions would be terminated.

Uber previously suspended operations of autonomous vehicles following the March 18 accident in which a 49-year-old woman was hit while crossing the street in the Phoenix suburb of Tempe.

The vehicle was in self-driving mode with a human backup driver at the wheel.

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