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The preliminary NTSB report didn’t include any conclusions about why the May 7 collision occurred or whether Tesla’s Autopilot system contains any flaws. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)

(Bloomberg) – A Tesla car involved in a deadly crash in Florida that’s under investigation because the driver was using automated technology was speeding before striking a truck.

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report Tuesday that the Tesla was traveling at 74 miles (119 kilometers) per hour in a zone where the limit was 65 miles per hour.

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