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Autopilot Tesla slams into work truck directing traffic in construction zone 


No one was hurt after a Tesla on autopilot crashed into a truck directing traffic in Pennsylvania on Friday. 

The accident occurred on Friday, June 23rd at around 10:25 p.m. on eastbound Interstate 76. 

According to Penn Live News, The 2007 Freightliner was parked in the middle lane of I-76 at mile marker 48.8 in Plum to direct traffic around paving work in the right lane. As the Frieghtliner was parked, a Tesla on autopilot traveling in the middle lane failed to slow or navigate around the work truck and crashed straight into it. 

The driver of the truck was not hurt. The person in the Tesla, 18-year-old David Clough, was cited with careless driving. 


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