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  1. Investigators say Tesla car was speeding at time of crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Northern Michigan News

    The driver killed when his Tesla sedan crashed while in self-driving mode was traveling at 9 mph above the speed limit just before hitting the side of a tractor-trailer, federal accident investigators said Tuesday. Data downloaded from the Tesla Model S shows the vehicle was traveling at 74 mph in a 65-mph zone on a divided highway in Williston, Florida, near Gainesville, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report.

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    20 hrs ago | Williston Pioneer Sun-News

    The Williston Pioneer is your source for local news, sports, events, and information in Levy County and Williston, Fl, and the surrounding area.

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  3. Tesla and key Autopilot supplier split upRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... hands on the steering wheel while he demonstrates the car's self-driving mode. Brown was killed on May 7, 2016, in Williston, Fla., when his car hit a tractor-trailer while it was on the Autopilot system. Tesla and Mobileye, one of the top suppliers ...

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  4. Tesla in fatal Autopilot crash was speeding, highway regulator says...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business Insurance

    A driver killed in the May 7 crash of a Tesla Motors Inc. car while using Autopilot driving-assist software was exceeding the speed limit, U.S. highway safety investigators said on Tuesday in a preliminary report that did not state a probable cause. The National Transportation Safety Board said its preliminary findings showed the Model S was traveling at 74 miles per hour in a 65-mph zone at the time it struck a semi-truck near Williston, Florida.

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  5. Tesla in fatal autopilot crash was speeding when car hit tractor-trailer broadside, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | National Post

    The driver killed when his Tesla sedan crashed while in self-driving mode was travelling at 9 mph above the speed limit just before hitting the side of a tractor-trailer, federal accident investigators said Tuesday. Data downloaded from the Tesla Model S shows the vehicle was travelling at 74 mph in a 65-mph zone on a divided highway in Williston, Florida, near Gainesville, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report.

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  6. Investigators Say Driver In Tesla Model S Was Speeding At Time Of Deadly CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Manufacturing.net

    The driver was killed when his Tesla sedan crashed while in self-driving mode was traveling at 9 mph above the speed limit just before hitting the side of a tractor-trailer, federal accident investigators said Tuesday. Data downloaded from the Tesla Model S shows the vehicle was traveling at 74 mph in a 65-mph zone on a divided highway in Williston, Florida, near Gainesville, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report.

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  7. Tesla Model S Involved in Fatal Crash Was Speeding: ReportRead the original story

    Yesterday | Automobile Magazine

    ... mitigate front crashes or avoid them all together. Five members from the NTSB went to the scene of the crash near Williston, Fla., to conduct an investigation. The team used three-dimensional laser scanning technology to gather clues, and the NTSB ...

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  8. NTSB: Tesla in fatal crash was speeding with Autopilot onRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CIO

    The National Transportation Safety Board today released a preliminary report that details the circumstances of the fatal accident involving a Tesla Model S driving with its Autopilot engaged. The accident , which took place May 7 in Williston, Fla., was the first known fatal crash involving a vehicle using an advanced driver assistance system based on computer software, sensors, cameras and radar.

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  9. Safety Board Finds Automated Tesla Involved in Crash Was SpeedingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Insurance Journal West

    ... collision, according to the NTSB. The 40-year-old Ohio man who was driving the Tesla was killed in the crash near Williston, Florida. In a blog post, Tesla said that the crash was the first known fatality in more than 130 million miles of Autopilot ...

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  10. Investigators say Tesla car was speeding at time of crashRead the original story

    Yesterday | Marietta Times

    The driver killed when his Tesla sedan crashed while in self-driving mode was traveling at 9 mph above the speed limit just before hitting the side of a tractor-trailer, federal accident investigators said Tuesday. Data downloaded from the Tesla Model S shows the vehicle was traveling at 74 mph in a 65-mph zone on a divided highway in Williston, Florida, near Gainesville, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report.

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  11. Guardian Angels dogs are life savers for veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Watertown Daily Times

    ... was custom-trained to meet the needs of a specific human partner by Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs Inc. in Williston, Fla. The cost for each dog is $22,000, which includes food, veterinary care and 500 to 2,000 hours of training. Veterans pay ...

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  12. Tesla's autopilot remains in the spotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CNN

    ... one of two federal investigations into the Tesla autopilot system following the high-profile crash on May 7 near Williston, Florida. It's a reminder of the controversy surrounding autopilot system, which takes over some driving responsibilities for ...

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  13. What the NTSB knows about the fatal Tesla crash, so farRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TechCrunch

    ... a preliminary report on the fatal crash involving a 2015 Tesla Model S and a 2014 Freightliner Cascadia truck in Williston, Florida in May. The report confirms that the driver of the Tesla was going 74 miles per hour just prior to the crash, and on ...

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  14. Feds: Driver in fatal Tesla Autopilot crash was speedingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... calculation of legal liability.” The NTSB report offered few new details about the May 7 crash near Williston, Florida. At around 4:40 p.m., Brown was driving his Model S on Autopilot at 74 mph, according to data downloaded from the car. The ...

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  15. U.S. report says Tesla in fatal Autopilot crash was speedingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Yahoo!

    A driver killed in the May 7 crash of a Tesla Motors Inc car while using Autopilot driving-assist software was exceeding the speed limit, U.S. highway safety investigators said on Tuesday in a preliminary report that did not state a probable cause. The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said its preliminary findings showed the Model S was traveling at 74 miles per hour in a 65-mph zone at the time it struck a semi-truck near Williston, Florida.

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  16. Tesla Model S Involved in Fatal Crash Was Speeding, NTSB SaysRead the original story

    Tuesday | Motor Trend

    ... mitigate front crashes or avoid them all together. Five members from the NTSB went to the scene of the crash near Williston, Fla., to conduct an investigation. The team used three-dimensional laser scanning technology to gather clues, and the NTSB ...

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  17. Driver of driver assist Telsa speeding when he hit big rigRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Trucker

    The National Transportation Safety Board Tuesday said the driver of the 2015 Tesla Model S with automated driver assistance was speeding when he crashed into the side of a tractor-trailer May 7 near Williston, Florida. The report says that according to system performance data downloaded from the car, the indicated vehicle speed was 74 mph just prior to impact, and the posted speed limit was 65 mph.

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  18. Automotive tech firm Mobileye will end its partnership with TeslaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Los Angeles Times

    ... pursue similar such relationships." In May, a Model S using the Autopilot feature was involved in a fatal crash in Williston, Fla., after a big rig made a left turn in front of the sedan. Tesla said the car passed under the trailer, and the bottom ...

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  19. NTSB: Self-Driving Tesla Was Speeding At Time Of Fatal CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CBS Local

    ... from the Tesla Model S shows the vehicle was traveling at 74 mph in a 65-mph zone on a divided highway in Williston, Florida, near Gainesville, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report. The driver, Joshua Brown, 40, a ...

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  20. U.S. report says Tesla driver speeding in fatal Autopilot crashRead the original story

    Tuesday | Reuters

    A driver killed on May 7 in a crash in a Tesla using the car's Autopilot software was speeding, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said on Tuesday in its preliminary findings. The preliminary report said the Model S was traveling at 74 miles per hour in a 65 mph zone at the time it struck a semi-truck hauling blueberries near Williston, Florida.

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