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Google sued after man drives off collapsed bridge following Google Maps

The Google Maps app on a smartphone. (Patrick Sison/AP)
The Google Maps app on a smartphone. (Patrick Sison/AP)

The family of Philip Paxson has sued Google, saying that he was following Google Maps on a dark and rainy night in September 2022 when he drove off a collapsed bridge in Hickory, North Carolina.

Here & Now‘s Robin Young speaks with Alicia Paxson, the wife of Philip Paxson, and Mike Benz, a lawyer for the family. We reached out to Google for a statement on the case but have not heard back.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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