Truck Driver Playing 'Pokemon Go' Kills Pedestrian In Japan, Police Say - Huffington Post

TOKYO, Aug 25 (Reuters) - A Japanese truck driver playing Pokemon Go while driving hit two women, killing one and injuring the other, in Japan's first death related to the Nintendo Co craze. The driver said he had been distracted by the game after his ...and more »

Driver in Japan Playing Pokémon Go Kills Pedestrian - New York Times

People playing Pokémon Go at a park in Tokyo in July. More than 10 million people in Japan downloaded the game on the day it debuted last month. Credit Kimimasa Mayama/European Pressphoto Agency. TOKYO — In the first reported death in Japan ...and more »

Safety key for Pokemon Go brand following Japan death - Campaign Asia-Pacific

The impact of a recent accident on the brand may be minimal, but Niantic should nonetheless do more to promote safe play. whatsapp 0 whatsapp 0 Facebook 0 Tweet 0 linkedin 0 Google+ 0. A sign warns drivers against playing Pokemon Go. The first ...and more »

'Pokémon Go'-Related Car Crash Kills Woman in Japan - Wall Street Journal

TOKYO—One woman died and another was injured in what Japanese police are calling the first fatal accident in the country involving the smartphone game “Pokémon Go.” Police in Tokushima, on the island of Shikoku in western Japan, said a car plowed ...and more »

Tokushima woman becomes first Japanese fatality linked to 'Pokemon Go' - The Japan Times

A woman run over by a distracted driver in Tokushima Prefecture is believed to be Japan's first death related to “Pokemon Go,” police have announced. The suspect, 39-year-old farmer Keiji Goo, told police he was playing the immersive smartphone game ...and more »

A man playing Pokémon Go while driving reportedly hit 2 women, killing one of them - Business Insider

A Japanese man who was playing Pokémon Go while driving reportedly hit two women on Tuesday night, killing one of them. The news was reported by Japanese-language news outlets ANN and NHK, and we saw it on Kotaku. 39-year-old Keiji Gooh, the ...and more »

First fatality linked to Pokemon Go in Japan as motorist hits elderly woman - Telegraph.co.uk

Flowers are laid at the site in Japan of the fatal accident linked to Pokemon Go. Credit: Reuters. Julian Ryall. 25 August 2016 • 5:43am. Japan has reported its first fatality linked to the hugely popular Pokemon Go game. Police in Tokushima City, in ...and more »

Driver Playing Pokémon Go Kills Pedestrian In Japan - TIME

In what police are calling Japan's first death linked to Pokémon Go, a driver playing the smartphone game hit two pedestrians on Tuesday night, officials said. The collision broke the neck of one woman, killing her, and left another woman with a broken ...and more »

Japanese truck driver kills one woman and injures another after running them over while playing Pokemon GO - Daily Mail

A spokesman for the police said: 'The driver is still in custody. No decision has been made yet on whether to proceed with a prosecution.' This is the scene where a truck driver who was playing Pokemon GO smashed into two. SHARE PICTURE. Copy link to ...and more »

Pokémon Go on decline, reports say, as Japan has first death related to game - Washington Post

Pokémon Go stories stopped being funny some time ago. Perhaps it was the day in July when a man in Florida man opened fire on two teenagers at 1:30 a.m. while they were sitting in a car playing the game. Neither was injured. Or maybe it was when two ...and more »