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There’s no love lost between America and Canada’s most adorable hitchhiking robot, HitchBOT.

HitchBOT, created as a social experiment by communications researchers at McMaster and Ryerson universities, travelled throughout Canada and parts of Europe last year. Relying solely on the kindness of strangers, the little robot interacted with humans and checked things off its bucket list.

Sadly, when HitchBOT decided to adventure through the United States, things didn’t go as smoothly: The little guy was brutally murdered just two weeks into its trip. (Shocking, we know.) Ironically, the little bot met its demise in the city of brotherly love where it was dismantled and left in a Philadelphia alleyway (as seen in the grainy video above).

The senseless destruction of an innocent robot only 300 miles into its American journey has left many people shocked and dismayed, including one of its creators, David Smith.

“[We’re] profoundly disappointed for the thousands and thousands of people who have been following HitchBOT and who are actually enjoying this exercise in good will.”

Fans took to social media to display their anger and grief for Hitch in a more, ahem, straight forward way.

Dear HitchBOT gave one final goodbye before taking its last journey up to robot heaven:

Even in death, HitchBOT’s teaching us a lesson on love and forgiveness. RIP lil’ guy.

To help heal your broken heart, we’ve found some cool robots who haven’t been killed by Americans (yet):