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17/08/1896 Bridget Driscoll became the first recorded case of a pedestrian killed


What Was the First Auto Casualty: History in a Minute (Episode 42)

As 44-year-old Driscoll, with her teenage daughter May and her friend Elizabeth Murphy, crossed Dolphin Terrace in the grounds of the Crystal Palace in London, Driscoll was struck by a car belonging to the Anglo-French Motor Carriage Company that was being used to give demonstration rides.
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