Broward County

Driver fatally shoots herself after being stopped by a deputy, BSO says

Miami Herald File

The Broward Sheriff's Office is investigating after a woman fatally shot herself when she was being pulled over by a deputy in Oakland Park Wednesday night, according to the department.

According to BSO, the woman was driving in the 800 Block of West Oakland Park Boulevard before 10 p.m. when a BSO deputy attempted a traffic stop.

As the deputy approached the stopped car, the woman shot herself, BSO said.

No other details were immediately available.

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