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Pedestrian struck at vigil for previous hit-and-run in LA

Pedestrian struck at vigil for previous hit-and-run in LALOS ANGELES (AP) — A vigil for a bicyclist killed in a hit-and-run crash erupted into violence Wednesday when a pedestrian was struck by a car in another hit-and-run and the crowd smashed the window of a responding police vehicle, Los Angeles authorities said.



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Mobileye says its software would have seen pedestrian in Uber fatality

Mobileye says its software would have seen pedestrian in Uber fatalityThe head of Mobileye said on Monday its computer vision system would have detected the pedestrian who was killed in Arizona by a self-driving Uber vehicle, and called for a concerted move to validate the safety of autonomous vehicles. Amnon Shashua, chief executive officer of Mobileye, the vision system company owned by Intel Corp , in a blog post also criticized “new entrants” in the self-driving field that have not gone through the years of development necessary to ensure safety in the vehicles. Police and safety regulators are investigating the March 18 fatality in which a woman crossing a wide roadway at night was struck and killed by the Uber self-driving test vehicle.



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'Several fatalities' in pedestrian bridge collapse at Florida university

'Several fatalities' in pedestrian bridge collapse at Florida universityA pedestrian bridge collapse at Florida International University has resulted in 'several fatalities' and left others injured, authorities said.



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At Least 6 Dead After New Pedestrian Bridge Collapses Over Cars In Miami

At Least 6 Dead After New Pedestrian Bridge Collapses Over Cars In Miami* Multiple cars and people were trapped under a newly constructed bridge at Miami's Florida International University after it collapsed Thursday.



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New York City to Install 1,500 Metal Barriers After Deadly Pedestrian Attack

New York City to Install 1,500 Metal Barriers After Deadly Pedestrian AttackThe city is spending $ 50 million on protective measures



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Study: Distractions Lead to 11% Spike in Pedestrian Deaths

Study: Distractions Lead to 11% Spike in Pedestrian DeathsIn 2016, nearly 6,000 Americans were killed while walking, according to a new study. Experts say distracted drivers and pedestrians are both to blame.



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Ford Introduces Pedestrian Detection Technology in 2018 Mustang

Ford Introduces Pedestrian Detection Technology in 2018 MustangThe feature was tested by (quite literally) tossing dummies at cars.



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