The Macon County coroner identified the victim in Sunday's officer-involved shooting as Melissa C. Boarts, 36.
Auburn police officers shot and killed Boarts in Macon County on Sunday afternoon after she charged officers with a weapon, according to an Auburn Police Division release.
Police said they responded to reports of a "suicidal motorist" on Interstate 85 at approximately 3:40 p.m.
Police followed the vehicle for several miles until it stopped on Red Creek Road in Macon County, according to the release.
Boarts exited her car and charged officers "in a threatening manner" when the police opened fire.
Boarts died at the scene.
The State Bureau of Investigations is investigating the shooting along with the Macon County Sheriff’s Department and the Macon County Coroner’s office.
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Police did not release the names of the officers.
An autopsy will be performed by the Alabama Department of Forensic Science, according to Macon County Coroner Hal Bentley.
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