Driver identified in deadly Tesla crash into pond in Castro Valley

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A driver has been identified after he was found dead in a Tesla Model S submerged in a Castro Valley pond Sunday night. (KGO-TV)

A driver has been identified after he was found dead in a Tesla Model S in a Castro Valley pond Sunday night, according to the CHP. Authorities confirmed the victim is Keith Leung, 34, of Danville.

The CHP is trying to figure out if speed was a factor and if the autopilot feature was on at the time of the crash.

The first call about the crash came to authorities at 7:50 p.m. Sunday. Leung hadn't been since Saturday night.

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The wrecked Tesla was taken to a tow yard in Alameda County.

Crow Canyon Road was closed for hours while authorities investigated the scene and has since been reopened.

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