Police investigate if Tesla was self-driving during crash

ABC News | 7/22/2019 | Staff
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A woman was arrested after running a red light in a rented Tesla in San Francisco and causing a crash that killed a tourist and left his wife critically injured, authorities said Monday.

Officers were investigating whether the Tesla, which was rented through the peer-to-peer car rental service Get Around, was operating on self-driving mode, police said in a statement.

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Get Around spokeswoman Joan Wickham said the company is cooperating with authorities and couldn't comment further "out of respect for the families involved and the investigation underway."

The 22-year-old suspect, who has not been identified, was booked on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter and running a red light, police said.

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