On May 7, Joshua Brown was on board a 2015 model year Tesla Model S and was using the Autopilot system at the time of the fatal crash that saw the vehicle impact a tractor trailer on a highway in Florida. During the time of the fatal incident, the semi-autonomous Autopilot system was on, with the Autosteer lane-keeping assistance system and Traffic-Aware Cruise Control also engaged. Now, authorities involved in the preliminary investigation have found the electric sedan to have been doing 74 mph (119 km/h) in an area that had a 65 mph (105 km/h) speed limit.

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Tesla AutoPilot Feature In Fatal Model S Crash Was Actually Speeding

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