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Police: 'Jackass' star drunk in fatal Pa. crash
kmph-kfre.com/fox26 ^ | Jun 22, 2011 | JOANN LOVIGLIO and PATRICK WALTERS/AP

Posted on 06/22/2011 2:37:06 PM PDT by ColdOne

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - "Jackass" star Ryan Dunn had a blood-alcohol content that was more than twice the legal limit when he and a passenger died in a fiery one-car crash this week, according to a toxicology report.

Dunn's Porsche may have been traveling as fast as 140 mph in a 55 mph zone when it jumped a guardrail, flew into a wooded ravine, struck a tree and burst into flames, police said.

(Excerpt) Read more at kmph-kfre.com ...


TOPICS: TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: jackass

1 posted on 06/22/2011 2:37:07 PM PDT by ColdOne
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To: ColdOne

“unexpected”


2 posted on 06/22/2011 2:38:36 PM PDT by WOBBLY BOB ( "I don't want the majority if we don't stand for something"- Jim Demint)
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To: ColdOne

imagine that


3 posted on 06/22/2011 2:39:30 PM PDT by lesko
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To: ColdOne

Live like a jackass...die like a jackass...


4 posted on 06/22/2011 2:40:50 PM PDT by Crim (Palin / West '12)
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To: ColdOne

Last time I drove at 140 mph the vehicle had things called wings on it.


5 posted on 06/22/2011 2:41:57 PM PDT by bvw
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To: ColdOne

What a jackass


6 posted on 06/22/2011 2:43:12 PM PDT by clamper1797 (Hoping to have some change left)
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To: ColdOne

WHEW! I thought for sure it would be something like “When the car he was driving hit a minivan wiht three children. He was arrested after being treated....”

Glad these drunks only took out themselves before they took someone else out.


7 posted on 06/22/2011 2:44:30 PM PDT by 21twelve (Obama Recreating the New Deal: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2185147/posts)
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To: ColdOne

you catch the part where he did the same thing a year or so back two miles away? but lived that time obviously.

90ph over the speed limit. surprised there was anything left to take a sample of.


8 posted on 06/22/2011 2:46:16 PM PDT by beebuster2000
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To: ColdOne

I’m shocked, shocked that someone who made his living off a franchise premised on dangerous behavior would be killed engaging in dangerous behavior. Who could have seen THAT coming?

140 mph plus .196 BAC. Geez. Just like there’s a heat index, someone can come up with a speed/booze combo that will henceforth be known as the Dunn Index. This guy set the bar pretty high . . .


9 posted on 06/22/2011 2:46:23 PM PDT by rockvillem
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To: ColdOne

Roger Ebert came under fire for tweeting “friends don’t let jackasses drink and drive” after the accident. One of the few times I find myself in agreement with Roger Ebert.


10 posted on 06/22/2011 2:48:39 PM PDT by Texan Tory
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To: rockvillem

Drunk, 140 MPH, airbourne off the road, hit a tree.

He went out with a bang.

Probably not an open casket situation.


11 posted on 06/22/2011 2:50:33 PM PDT by Col Frank Slade
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To: ColdOne

Ignorance is bliss...


12 posted on 06/22/2011 2:51:18 PM PDT by OrangeHoof (Obama: The Dr. Kevorkian of the American economy.)
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To: Texan Tory

Same here. Even on so-called conservative sites, people were bashing Ebert for his “sanctimoniousness.” Bullpuckey. This jerk needlessly killed himself and another man. Had he gone 140 mph into a car carrying your wife, your children, your parents, or your siblings, I don’t think you would be quite so hard on Roger Ebert. He was right. Nobody, even “conservatives,” wants to speak the truth. Especially when it comes to celebrities.


13 posted on 06/22/2011 2:52:16 PM PDT by lazypadawan
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To: ColdOne

He was lucky to live even this long.


14 posted on 06/22/2011 2:53:05 PM PDT by lormand (A Government who robs Peter to pay Paul, will always have the support of Paul)
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To: Col Frank Slade

Cause of death: deceleration trauma.


15 posted on 06/22/2011 2:53:39 PM PDT by OrangeHoof (Obama: The Dr. Kevorkian of the American economy.)
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To: Col Frank Slade

“Probably not an open casket situation.”

It’s pretty hard to do an open casket with nothing more than used putty knives and Brillo pads.


16 posted on 06/22/2011 2:53:43 PM PDT by libstripper
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To: 21twelve

Amen...after spending a lot of years treating and rescuing drunk drivers while a EMT, There is no pity for them from me.


17 posted on 06/22/2011 2:55:11 PM PDT by Yorlik803 (better to die on your feet than live on your knees.)
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To: beebuster2000
you catch the part where he did the same thing a year or so back two miles away? but lived that time obviously. yes I did see that. Obviously he lived by the sword and died by it too. I am sure he has been a hot rod for years! Some learn, some die.
18 posted on 06/22/2011 2:55:24 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: lazypadawan

Some people are Christian enough to wait til the casket is buried before they point out what a jackwad the deceased was.

It’s in deference to the family not the jackwad.

Ebert is scum either way. His post was correct but the timing was poor.


19 posted on 06/22/2011 2:56:45 PM PDT by free me (Sarah Palin 2012 - GAME ON!!)
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To: Col Frank Slade
Probably not an open casket situation.

His casket could probably be the size of a shoe box based on the articles about the accident . . .

Although I'm admittedly being snarky about Mr. Dunn, there's still the fact that there are two dead people, including his passenger, who left behind families, relatives, friends, etc. What a senseless and stupid waste. Jackass indeed.
20 posted on 06/22/2011 2:57:21 PM PDT by rockvillem
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To: lazypadawan
Yes, he was reckless and paid the price for it as did the passenger.

I feel no regrets for him.

21 posted on 06/22/2011 2:59:25 PM PDT by fortheDeclaration (When the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn (Pr.29:2))
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To: ColdOne

Roger Ebert was right.


22 posted on 06/22/2011 3:00:52 PM PDT by MeganC (NO WAR FOR OIL! ........except when a Democrat's in charge.)
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To: OrangeHoof

Actual COD: Darwinism.


23 posted on 06/22/2011 3:02:25 PM PDT by MeganC (NO WAR FOR OIL! ........except when a Democrat's in charge.)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

Drink!


24 posted on 06/22/2011 3:04:14 PM PDT by Free Vulcan (Vote Republican! You can vote Democrat when you're dead.)
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To: ColdOne

From another article:

THE passenger killed with TV star Ryan Dunn in a car accident was a former US Navy SEAL who had done three tours in Iraq.

Zachary Hartwell, 30, was with Jackass star Dunn when his 2007 Porsche crashed in West Goshen, Pennsylvania, about 56km west of Philadelphia.

The luxury sports car was found in a wooded area off the road “fully engulfed in flames” and both passengers were killed instantly.

Sad for Hartwell and his loved ones.


25 posted on 06/22/2011 3:12:23 PM PDT by Two Kids' Dad ((((( )))))
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To: Two Kids' Dad

That is sad. Thanks for info!!


26 posted on 06/22/2011 3:33:24 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: Free Vulcan

you said it brother. drink.


27 posted on 06/22/2011 3:36:27 PM PDT by beebuster2000
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To: OrangeHoof
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28 posted on 06/22/2011 3:49:43 PM PDT by BenKenobi (Honkeys for Herman!)
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To: ColdOne

We used to drag race on that road in the late 60’s and early 70’s. No booze, and our cars wouldn’t get close to 130. I drove past the spot yesterday and saw the skid marks. He missed the turn by a few feet.


29 posted on 06/22/2011 3:57:24 PM PDT by Post5203 (Our political class have sullied a good man's name...Washington)
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To: Two Kids' Dad

Someone who’s been following the news says that Hartwell may or may not have been a combat veteran, but he was no Navy SEAL:


http://www.nj.com/entertainment/celebrities/index.ssf/2011/06/roger_ebert_regrets_jackass_tw.html
Regarding the reports about a “Navy SEAL” named ZACHARY HARTWELL being killed in a car wreck with RYAN DUNN (from “Jackass”). There is no listing for Mr. ZACHARY HARTWELL in the SEAL Database. There are only THREE (3) men with the last name HARTWELL, and two of them served during WWII. Neither the first or middle name of the third man is “ZACHARY”; the news story is incorrect, the man WAS NOT A Navy UDT “Frogman” or a Navy SEAL!

Please contact the NAVAL SPECIAL WARFARE COMMAND Public Affairs Office at 619-522-2823 to confirm this matter. False barroom claims of military credentials are NOT worthy of headlines and the story details should have been checked BEFORE publication.

The man died tragically, and it is proper that he should be remembered. The use of the term term “Navy SEAL” in the headline is made purely for the purpose of gaining reader attention, and has little value as a “news” item in and of itself. Now the revelation that he was NEVER a Navy SEAL should (SHOULD!) garner as much attention and effort as the initial effort to publicize him (and boost readership numbers) using that false credential.

Let’s see how many “news” outfits actually publish the correction or discuss those false claims!

Steve Robinson RM2(SEAL)
USN 1970-1978
SEAL Team ONE
Inshore Undersea Warfare Group ONE
Defense Analyst – Soviet Threat specialization 1981-1993
UDT-SEAL Association - Member
POW Network Board of Directors
Naval Special Warfare Archives - SOF Analyst/Contributing Journalist
Disabled American Veterans - Life Member
FORMER Special Investigator - SEAL Authentication Team
CyberSEALs.org - Webmaster
Author - “NO GUTS, NO GLORY - Unmasking Navy SEAL Imposters”



30 posted on 06/22/2011 4:02:47 PM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: ColdOne

That’s so unexpected! Alcohol is almost never involved in incidents of this sort.


31 posted on 06/22/2011 4:09:42 PM PDT by Tax-chick (Quien vive? JESUS! Y a su nombre? GLORIA!)
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To: Texan Tory

Whichever of the surviving Jackasses castigated Roger Ebert (Bam something or other, who cares) looks even more foolish than he already did, the jackass.


32 posted on 06/22/2011 4:12:42 PM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears (Dear Lord, Please judge Barack Hussein Obama for betraying Israel, and not the whole nation. Amen.)
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To: ColdOne

Did he have someone put it on video so everyone could get a good laugh?


33 posted on 06/22/2011 4:27:13 PM PDT by RetSignman ("It's about saving our Republic, STUPID")
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To: ColdOne
This cretin choose to live life on the edge. Now, he has thrown it away. I won't shed another tears over him.
34 posted on 06/22/2011 6:11:39 PM PDT by Realman30 ("I've already made a donation to Haiti. It's called taxes". . . . El Rushbo.)
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To: ColdOne

Ryan Well Dunn..


35 posted on 06/23/2011 8:09:31 AM PDT by goseminoles
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