Self-driving Uber car runs over and kills a pedestrian in Arizona in first fatality of its kind

A pedestrian was killed after she was struck by a self-driving Uber vehicle in Arizona.

Elaine Herzberg, 49, was hit by a SUV early on Monday in Tempe when she was walking outside of a crosswalk

She was immediately rush to the hospital where she died from her injuries, ABC 15 reported.

Tempe Police says the SUV was in autonomous mode at the time of the crash and a vehicle operator was also behind the wheel.