A woman found Monday in a crashed vehicle on the southbound Antelope Valley (14) Freeway, south of Palmdale, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The wreckage was found by a Caltrans crew about 10 a.m. near Vista Point, according to the California Highway Patrol. It was unclear when the crash occurred.
Information on the identity of the fatally injured woman, who was in her 30s, was not immediately available, nor were details on the circumstances surrounding the crash.
One lane was blocked while an investigation was conducted.