Joaquin Rodriguez, a 21-year-old Latino, was stabbed several times and died June 26 in the 18600 block of Frankfort Street in Northridge, according to the Los Angeles County coroner's office.
Rodriguez was driving his Jeep when one of the passengers reached over and stabbed him several times, according to KNBC-TV.
KNBC reported that Rodriguez crashed his Jeep into a trailer after being stabbed. The attacker got into another vehicle that was waiting nearby and fled.
Rodriguez died at the scene.
Read NBC's account: Passenger stabs, kills driver