Jeff Swensen/Getty Images A woman in Arizona has been hit and killed by a self-driving Uber car. It's believed to be the first time an autonomous vehicle has killed a pedestrian. Uber says it is cooperating with the authorities. An Arizona woman has died after being hit by a self-driving car operated by Uber. ABC 15 is reporting that the vehicle hit a woman in Tempe, Arizona on Monday morning, and that she died of her injuries at a hospital. Uber has since paused its self-driving car operations in Tempe, San Francisco, and Toronto.