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U.S. safety board says driver, passenger seats occupied during fatal Tesla crash -Breaking


© Reuters. FILEPHOTO: The logo for Tesla, the electric car maker is seen in Beijing near a shopping mall on January 5, 2021. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang

By David Shepardson

WASHINGTON (Reuters), – On Thursday, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), stated that both driver and passenger were present in the fatal April 17 Tesla Model S crash (NASDAQ: Model S in Spring Texas).

The local police stated that witness statements had indicated that nobody was in the Model S driver’s seat at the time it collided with a tree. According to the NTSB, a review on vehicle data showed that both the driver’s and passenger seat were empty. The (event recorder) also recorded the accident.

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