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Police believe a hit-and-run driver was texting when she ran down a 65-year-old man using a walker in a Vancouver crosswalk. The impact last October fatally injured Stephen Dewey of Vancouver. The suspected driver, 30-year-old Jessica B. VanWechel of Camas was arrested Wednesday night in Camas.
The auto industry knows cars are a problem for our day and age because operating one demands the bulk of a driver's attention. But we live in a world where driving takes time away from other and more interesting activities. Some believe the solution to this problem will be cars that drive themselves. The fact that this option is taken seriously reveals how desperate the auto industry is to find some way around this growing obstacle.