Ron Nelson

 

 

Age: 94

 

Summary: last of two California Highway Patrol officers who investigated James Dean's fatal car crash on Sept. 30, 1955 in which the other was Ernie Tripke who died in 2010.

 

 

Cause of Death: Aftereffects of a stroke

 

Born: April 25, 1918

 

Died: August 7, 2012

 

Location: Atascadero, California