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Tesla exits National Transportation Safety Board's investigation into fatal Model X crash, says Reuters

Shares were down 1% on Thursday afternoon and had fallen as much as 2.4%

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The NTSB is investigating a fatal Tesla Model X crash

Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) will no longer be working with the National Transportation Safety Board regarding the investigation of a fatal Model X crash, according to a Reuters report.

Model X driver Walter Huang, 38, died after his car crashed while in Autopilot mode on March 23.

Without being a party to the NTSB investigation, the electric-vehicle company will no longer be made aware of the information that comes out of it before the general public.

READ: Tesla blames driver for deadly crash of Model X last month, Bloomberg Reports

Tesla received criticism for a statement it released after the crash, relaying details of the crash and appearing to blame the driver.

“The driver had received several visual and one audible hands-on warning earlier in the drive and the driver’s hands were not detected on the wheel for six seconds prior to the collision,” the company said in a statement.

Shares of Tesla were down slightly to US$299 late Thursday afternoon.

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