A Tesla on autopilot smashed into this Michigan State Police car Wednesday. (Photo: MSP) -

A Tesla on autopilot smashed into this Michigan State Police car Wednesday. (Photo: MSP)

A Tesla on autopilot hit a Michigan State Police car early Wednesday morning, officials said.

The MSP car was parked with its emergency lights on while investigating a car-deer crash at 1:12 a.m., March 17 on I-96 in Eaton County, when the Tesla hit it, police said.

The Tesla was on autopilot and failed to move over, hitting the patrol car, police said.

The autopilot function means the car can “steer, accelerate and brake automatically within its lane,” per Tesla’s website. It does not make the vehicle autonomous and requires supervision, MLive reports.

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