The scene of James Dean’s fatal crash on Sept. 30, 1955, is now a ranch field.
The scene of James Dean’s fatal crash on Sept. 30, 1955, is now a ranch field. Tribune file photo
The scene of James Dean’s fatal crash on Sept. 30, 1955, is now a ranch field. Tribune file photo

In 1955, James Dean crash investigation took less than 2 weeks to settle on a cause

June 09, 2017 03:46 PM

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Photographer David Middlecamp has been delving into The Tribune's archives to share historical photos and articles about the Central Coast with readers since 2007. Reach him at dmiddlecamp@thetribunenews.com .