A combination image showing Walter Huang (right), an Apple engineer whose Tesla was on autopilot mode when it crashed into a concrete median in California in March 2018. Photo: Handout
A combination image showing Walter Huang (right), an Apple engineer whose Tesla was on autopilot mode when it crashed into a concrete median in California in March 2018. Photo: Handout
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Tesla driver Walter Huang, who died in fatal autopilot crash, was playing smartphone game, safety board says

  • The Apple engineer was killed in March 2018 when his Tesla Model X swerved and slammed into a concrete barrier in California
  • The SUV’s collision avoidance system did not alert Huang, and its automatic emergency braking did not activate

A combination image showing Walter Huang (right), an Apple engineer whose Tesla was on autopilot mode when it crashed into a concrete median in California in March 2018. Photo: Handout
A combination image showing Walter Huang (right), an Apple engineer whose Tesla was on autopilot mode when it crashed into a concrete median in California in March 2018. Photo: Handout
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