Tesla crashes that killed pedestrians in New York were investigated by the NHTSA

WASHINGTON – U.S. car safety regulators revealed Friday that they are investigating a fatal crash on July 26 in New York with a Tesla that may have used an advanced driver assistance system.

In July more reported media a 52-year-old man who fixed a flat tire on the Long Island Expressway in New York was killed when he was hit by a Tesla.

A spokesman for an agency told Reuters on Friday that the agency was aware of “the incident on July 26, in which a Tesla vehicle involved on the Long Island Expressway in New York, and has launched a special crash investigation team to investigate the crash.”

The agency’s investigation into the crash in New York has not previously been reported.

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