A motorist who was fatally shot while driving on a desert road near State Route 138 in the Antelope Valley area was an 18-year-old Long Beach woman, the coroner’s office reported Tuesday.

Amber Alvarado was shot about 11:20 p.m. Saturday in the 35000 block of 96th Street East. No suspect information has been released by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

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Deputies dispatched to the scene regarding a traffic collision call found the woman in her vehicle suffering from at one gunshot wound, Alexander said.

Paramedics rushed the woman to an area hospital where she was pronounced dead, the deputy said. The murder weapon was not recovered and there was no suspect description.

The incident was on a paved road that intersects Highway 138 east of the hamlet of Littlerock, about 10 miles east of Palmdale.

Homicide detectives asked anyone with any information regarding the shooting to call them at (323) 890-5500.

–City News Service

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