By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

(CBS) — He claims he was awake, but police say a Palatine man was asleep at the wheel while driving his Tesla.

The 38-year-old driver was stopped on Interstate 94 at the Illinois-Wisconsin border on Sunday morning.

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Kenosha County sheriff deputies say they clocked the driver doing 82 mph–again, while asleep.

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The driver was cited for “inattentive driving.”

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Tesla says there is an autopilot feature on the vehicle, but the automaker says drivers should keep their hands on the steering wheel at all times.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff