Woman fatally shot while driving on Vegas street identified

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LAS VEGAS (AP) - Authorities have identified a woman who was shot to death while driving in Las Vegas.

KVVU-TV reported Wednesday that the Clark County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 48-year-old Patricia Salas.

The office says Salas died of multiple gunshot wounds.

Police say the shooting happened around 5 a.m. Monday as Salas was driving on Lake Mead Boulevard near Nellis Boulevard.

An unknown assailant began shooting.

Investigators say Salas’ car went for about a quarter-mile after she was hit before crashing into a wall.

Authorities have not determined a suspect or a motive.

Information from: KVVU-TV, http://www.kvvu.com

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