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Man whose passenger fell out of minivan to appear in court today

Posted at 6:46 AM, Oct 28, 2020

The man who was driving a minivan when his passenger fell out will appear in court today.

22-year-old Rodrigo Cruz was driving the van near Hollywood Boulevard and Sahara Avenue Sunday when police say his passenger intentionally stuck his body out of a car window and pushed a woman on a bike to the ground.

UPDATE: Coroner identifies bicyclist, passenger killed after reported intentional push

The passenger then fell out of the moving car and hit a pole. Both the passenger and the person riding the bike died.

Cruz is now facing several charges including open murder.