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Woman run over and killed by her own driverless Mercedes

By Mason White 4:50 PM January 5, 2015
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By: Tanya Malhotra
A woman was tragically crushed to death by her own driverless luxury car, police in New York said.

The New York Police Department (NYPD) in Long Island, said that the woman was run over and killed by her Mercedes Benz on Saturday.

According to the police investigation, the woman left her 2012 Mercedes while the engine was still running and still in gear about 7:00 p.m.

Her vehicle began backing up and pinned her under the driver’s side door. 50-year-old Jennifer T. Feuerman was found dead by a passerby outside her home located at 28 Bowditch Lane.

“She was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner,” a spokesperson for the NYPD said.

Police urged the public to come forward with any information they might have about the accident. The car was taken by the police for a safety inspection.