Jackass star Ryan Dunn Died in Car Crash

June 29, 2011

ryandunn-car-crash“Jackass” star Ryan Dunn died early Monday morning in a horrible car crash. Ryan Dunn, known for his funny jokes in the movie hit “Jackass”, was killed when his Porsche flew over a guardrail in West Goshen, Pa. According to local police, Dunn’s car slammed into a tree and burst into flames. Ryan Dunn was 34.

Dunn’s passenger, who hasn’t been identified was also killed. According to a witness who was on the scene when the bodies were pulled from the wreckage, Dunn was identified by his tattoos.

Bam Margera’s mom, April called into Preston and Steve’s morning radio show, to confirm that one of the stars of MTV’s “Jackass” was killed in a car accident. According to Officer Geiger with West Goshen police, the one-car accident happened on Route 322 around 2:30 a.m.

Dunn was known primarily for his dangerous antics and practical jokes in the “Jackass” movies with his long-time friend Bam Margera. He is a member of the CKY Crew with Margera. Dunn also co-hosted a show on the G4 network called “Proving Ground.”

The #RIPRyanDunn hashtag was trending on Twitter and Ryan Dunn was the top trending topic Monday morning as news of his death spread. MTV released this statement via Twitter regarding the death of Ryan Dunn:

“We’re deeply saddened by the passing of a member of the MTV family, Ryan Dunn. Our hearts and thoughts are with his friends and family.”

RIP Ryan Dunn.

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