Published: Sep 14, 2010 3:31 PM EDT
Updated: Sep 14, 2010 12:31 PM EDT

MADISON, Fla. (AP) - A man who had been driving on Interstate 10 in the Florida Panhandle reportedly killed himself during a traffic stop.

The Madison County Sheriff's Office reports that a deputy pulled the man over after receiving a report from the Florida Highway Patrol about a reckless driver. Before the deputy could make contact with the driver, he reportedly shot himself.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. He was not immediately identified by authorities.