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‘The owner of this iPhone was in a severe car crash’—or just on a roller coaster

By Joanna Stern

09 Oct 2022 · 5 min read

The new Apple iPhone 14 Pro's crash detection feature is triggering false positives. We take a look at how that's causing a headache to primary responders and family members.

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On a sunny September Sunday, Sara White and her family headed to Kings Island amusement park outside Cincinnati.

The 39-year-old dentist zipped her two-day-old iPhone 14 Pro securely in her fanny pack, buckled into the Mystic Timbers roller coaster and enjoyed getting hoisted 109 feet in the air and whipped around at over 50 mph.

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