The Maine police are investigating two deaths on Friday after a driver shot himself the day before during a break and then the police found a second body inside the trunk of his vehicle.
The traffic stop took place Thursday afternoon along Interstate 295 in Gardiner, about 49 miles northeast of Portland.
"The operator, a man, immediately took the vehicle and shot himself causing his death," the Maine State Police said in a statement. "While conducting the investigation, a body was in the trunk."
The police did not reveal any details about the identity of both people, but stated that "there is no continuing threat to the public."
The vehicle stopped, according to a report, it was a blue Subaru with license plates from Massachusetts.
Both bodies were then sent to the Office for State Medical Examination in Augusta for investigations, police said.