Police say man shot himself while driving van

Posted by Colby Rogers - email

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - State police say a man they tried to pull over on Interstate 95 north near Willis Road apparently took his own life.

A trooper tried to stop the swerving van around 6 p.m. Wednesday, but it kept going, cut across traffic and hit a barrier wall.

The driver was found slumped over the wheel and police say he had shot himself.

The man was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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