Steven Michael Hendrickson Wiki
Steven Michael Hendrickson Biography
Who is Steven Michael Hendrickson?
Steven Michael Hendrickson, father of two, died around 2:30 a.m. on May 5 when his white Tesla Model 3 struck an overturned truck on a freeway in Fontana, about 50 miles east of Los Angeles.
Another man was seriously injured when the electric vehicle struck him while helping the semi-trailer driver out of the accident. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) initially said Thursday that the car’s autopilot “was on” before the accident, but then took it back to say “no final determination has been made.”
Steven Michael Hendrickson Age
Steven Michael Hendrickson was 35 years old.
Steven Hendrickson was the father of two children and often posted about his car on social media.
Cause of death
The driver of a Tesla that was involved in a fatal car accident outside of Los Angeles had reportedly posted videos on social media of him using the autopilot feature without his hands on the wheel or his foot on the pedal. , according to California highway officials.
On May 5, 35-year-old Steven Michael Hendrickson died after his Tesla Model 3 that was on autopilot struck a semi-trailer in Fontana, California, around 2:30 a.m.
Hendrickson’s Instagram account often featured videos of him showing his white Tesla. One particular video from his account showed him driving without his limbs on the steering wheel or pedals with the caption, “The best possible travel companion even handles boring traffic for me,” according to the Associated Press.
At home, Hendrickson was a member of the Tesla Club-SoCal, a chapter of a famous Tesla enthusiast club.
“Every time we talked to him, he got excited talking about his kids and loved his Tesla,” the group said on Instagram. “He was truly an amazing human being and we will miss him!”
The Hendrickson social media reveal comes after California Highway Patrol officials announced that the autopilot feature was “on” prior to the crash. However, officials clarified that initial report saying “no final determination has been made as to what mode the Tesla was in or whether it was a contributing factor to the accident.”