REPORT: Driver Killed in Tesla Self-Driving Car Crash Ignored Warnings

Jun 20, 2017

U.S. investigators said a driver who was killed while using Tesla’s partially self-driving car ignored repeated warnings to put his hands on the wheel.

In a 538-page report providing new details of the May 2016 crash that killed Ohio resident Joshua Brown in a highway crash in Florida, the National Transportation Safety Board described the scene of the grisly incident and the minutes leading up to it.

The agency, which opened an investigation to explore the possibility that Tesla’s Autopilot system was faulty, said it had drawn “no conclusions about how or why the crash occurred.”

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