The motorist who was attacked by the passenger in his Jeep Cherokee while driving along the 18600 block of Frankfort Street in Northridge on June 26, has been identified as 21-year-old Joaquin Rodriguez. 

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Rodriguez smashed into a parked trailer before dying at the scene. The passenger, identified by eyewitnesses as a white male, was seen running from the vehicle.

The incident occurred at 10 a.m. Anyone with information about the attack is asked to call Devonshire Division detectives (818) 832-0609.

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