Victim of Tesla crash in Texas had an alcohol level exceeding the legal limit

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The remains of a Tesla vehicle are seen after it crashed in The Woodlands, Texas, April 17, 2021, in this still image from video obtained via social media. Video taken April 17, 2021.Scott J. Engle | via ReutersOne of the two victims of a fatal crash involving a Tesla car in Texas had a blood-alcohol level that exceeded the legal driving limit, according to an autopsy report.No one was found in the driver's seat in the April accident where a Model S caught fire after hitting a tree, killing the two people in the car, according to the police at the time.William Varner, who was found in the back left passenger seat, had 0.151 g/100mL of ethanol - grain alcohol - detected in his blood after his death, according to the report by Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.The legal blood alcohol level for driving in Texas is 0.08%.The cause of Varner's death was "blunt force trauma and thermal injuries with smoke inhalation," the report said.The police declined to comment on the
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