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Fatal Tesla Model S Crash in California Prompts Federal Probe

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The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating a fatal crash involving a 2022 Tesla Model S that may have had its automated driving system activated.

The accident in Newport Beach, California, killed three people earlier this month, according to details provided Wednesday by NHTSA. The electric vehicle hit a curb and slammed into construction equipment, leaving the car totaled, the Orange County Register reported.