Mr. Joshua D.Brown, age 40, passed away after a car accident on May 7 in Williston Florida. He was traveling in a self-driving car. His Tesla vehicle hit a truck, and this led to the crash. He is the first victim in the world to die in a self-driving car crash. The vehicle failed to distinguish between the side of the turning truck and the bright sky. It was said that Mr. Brown was watching his favorite Harry Potter movie during the crash.

Truck driver Frank Barresi, his truck ran into the brown’s high-tech motor. It was reported that the car was playing the film even after the crash. It snapped a telephone pole quarter mile down the road. Mr.Brown was found dead in the accident spot. It is the first human fatality accident driving an automatic self-driving car. The incident may cause a trigger among people to opt for a driverless car.

It was not possible to find whether Brown was watching the movie on the car screen or with his mobile. Investigation reports say that the truck turned left in front of the Tesla at the intersection with no traffic lights. This has caused the driverless car to crash. People found the car’s fancy motor hundreds of feet away with its completely shattered.

It is the first death reported after Tesla’s successful 130 million miles autopilot operation. The self-driving car company admits that the system is in need of an assist feature. The driver should keep both his hands on the wheels every time. They should maintain control and responsibility of the vehicle. People driving a self-driving car should be ready to take control of the car anytime.

A month before the car crash Mr. Brown reported posted a video on YouTube showing a near miss of hitting his Tesla on a truck. He congratulated the car saying” It did a great job by avoiding the crash.

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