LAUDERHILL, FLA. (WSVN) - A death investigation is currently underway outside a Lauderhill apartment complex after a driver crashed their vehicle into a tree.

Lauderhill Police and Fire Rescue crews responded to the scene along Northwest 19th Street and 42nd Terrace after receiving reports of a driver asleep at the wheel, at around 11:20 a.m., Wednesday.

First responders found a vehicle crashed into a tree and pronounced the driver dead at the scene.

The driver was found with a gunshot wound to the head.

7SkyForce hovered over the scene as detectives could be seen near the dark-colored sedan still smashed into the tree. Several yellow tarps could be seen on the iron fence next to the crime scene.

Please check back on and 7News for more details on this developing story.

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