COLUMBIA -- Authorities say a man fatally shot a taxi driver at a Waffle House in Columbia, fled in the cab and then killed himself.

Authorities say the suspect robbed a cabdriver in Camden and drove to the Waffle House.

Richland County Sheriff's spokeswoman Arielle Riposta said he shot a taxi driver there about 4 p.m. Friday and fled in the Checker Yellow Cab back toward Kershaw County. She said the victim was pronounced dead at a hospital.

Riposta said Richland County deputies and highway troopers chased the suspect to Camden. She said spikes were thrown in the road, causing the suspect to crash. He then fatally shot himself.

The names of the victims and suspect have not been released.