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Self-driving vehicle kills pedestrian in US

WASHINGTON: A self-driving Uber SUV struck and killed a pedestrian in Phoenix in the first death involving a fully autonomous test vehicle - a crash that could have far-reaching consequences for the new technology. The fatality Sunday night in Tempe was the event many in the auto and technology industries were dreading but knew was inevitable. Uber immediately suspended all road-testing of such autos in the Phoenix area, Pittsburgh, San Francisco and Toronto. The testing has been going on for months as automakers and…