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Uber ride turns violent after passenger asks driver to stop texting

A woman caught a violent Uber ride near East Hollywood on her cellphone after she told her driver to stop texting while driving. The incident occurred about 4:30 p.m. Sept. 13 near the intersection of Beverly Boulevard and North New Hampshire Avenue. Tanelle Peppers, 30, said she had requested a ride from the San Fernando Valley to Hollywood when her driver started texting behind the wheel.
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