Jeffrey Warren Nussman, age 56 from Bend, Oregon, was temporarily living in Twentynine Palms and working at the Marine base.
On 06/19/2010, he became ill after arriving at work at 8 AM and attempted to drive himself to the hospital.
While driving west bound on Highway 62, Nussman lost control of his vehicle and left the road just after Rice Avenue in Joshua Tree severing a power pole and then the vehicle rolled several times.
911 was called by witnesses at 8:25 AM. The Morongo Fire Department responded on scene and pronounced Nussman dead at 8:35 AM.
The California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident.