Tesla driver killed in crash with Autopilot active

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It looks as if the truck pulled out with little notice - not a nice way to go Image
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Hi Chris,
I saw a video about a near miss in which the truck came towards the side of a Model S and the Model S swerved autonomously, but the guy that got killed evidently ran into the back of a large truck trailer at high speed.
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evric wrote: I saw a video about a near miss in which the truck came towards the side of a Model S and the Model S swerved autonomously, but the guy that got killed evidently ran into the back of a large truck trailer at high speed.
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The report I saw seemed to be saying that these were the same person. Perhaps he was so impressed by the truck avoidance that he became complacent.

I would like to know how the trailer (the one that killed him) ended up across a divided highway, if that is indeed the case.
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He was allegedly watching a movie on a portable DVD player at the time of the accident.
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