GBI investigating death in Wayne Co.

GBI investigating death in Wayne Co.
(Source: Gray News)

WAYNE COUNTY, Ga. (WTOC) - The Georgia Bureau of Investigations is investigating a death in Wayne County.

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office says a deputy attempted to make a traffic stop after someone drove through the scene of a car crash on Tuesday just after 2 a.m. The sheriff’s office says when the driver didn’t stop, a deputy followed the driver for several miles.

The sheriff’s office and the GBI say once the driver stopped, before having any contact with a deputy, the driver shot himself.

The GBI investigation is still ongoing and these are preliminary findings.

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