An Illinois man died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound Sunday evening along Interstate 80 in western Nebraska, according to the Nebraska State Patrol.
In a news release, the Patrol said it received a report that Manuel Rangel was driving west on I-80 and was possibly armed and dangerous.
Rangel, 21, drove into Colorado, the Patrol said, but later reentered Nebraska heading east on I-80. He ignored an attempted traffic stop, leading to a pursuit in which the Patrol sought help from the car's navigation system to remotely slow Rangel's 2016 Chevy Cruze.
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The car stopped near Brule, but as law enforcement moved in, Rangel shot himself at about 6 p.m., a Patrol spokesman said.
Rangel was flown to a Scottsbluff hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
A grand jury will review the case.