Skip to comments."Jackass" Star Ryan Dunn Dies in Car Accident
Posted on 06/20/2011 9:10:28 AM PDT by Red Badger
"Jackass" star Ryan Dunn was killed early Monday morning when his Porsche flew over a guardrail in West Goshen, Pa., slammed into a tree and burst into flames, according to local police.
Dunn's passenger -- who hasn't been identified -- was also killed.
Dunn was identified by his tattoos, according to a witness who was on the scene when the bodies were pulled from the wreckage.
Bam Margera's mom, April called into Preston and Steve's morning radio show, to confirm that one of the stars of MTVs "Jackass was killed in a car accident.
The one-car accident happened on Route 322 around 2:30 a.m., according to Officer Geiger with West Goshen police.
Dunn was known primarily for his dangerous antics and practical jokes in the "Jackass" movies with his long-time friend Bam Margera. He is also a member of the CKY Crew with Margera.
The #RIPRyanDunn hashtag was blowing up 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."
Ryan Dunn was 34.
This picture was posted on Dunn's Tumblr about two hours before the accident took place.
life imitates art
Wow. Straight from Jackass to Darwin Award.
the article gose on to say he died as he swerved his car to miss a porta-potty.
Excuse my ignorance, but which one is Dunn?
the article goes on to say he died as he swerved his car to miss a porta-potty.
“He is also a member of the CKY Crew...”
Verb tense trouble again.
Care to place bets on his blood alcohol level at time of crash ?
Condolences to the tree and the guard rail.
Darwinism culling the herd. (Porsche gets an assist)
>>Wow. Straight from Jackass to Darwin Award.<<
Too bad about the passenger.
I'll let it slide in this case. CKY stands for "Camp Kill Yourself."
This is what happens when you make tons of money for absolutely nothing other than being a complete dumbass. Spoiled rotten to the core.
My money is on Bam to go next.
It must be asked. Was someone in the porta-potty?
This is obviously a terrible tragedy for his family and friends, but could anybody really be surprised?
True, but if you play stupid games you get stupid prizes.
>>True, but if you play stupid games you get stupid prizes.<<
If my tagline wasn’t already in use I would SO use that!!! (LOL)
Somehow, I’m not surprised.
Yea the picture makes him look like he was already plastered. He just has that look. I’d say his level was way above the legal limit. Sad that he killed the person with him, thank God there weren’t more people killed.
"Oh, you're Dunn, alright."
This worthless POS will get more media coverage than the plethora of fallen military members who come home in boxes every day.
yeah, the guy who owned the porsche
The only better road in the Philly area for maximum butt pucker is Lincoln Drive, between Huntington and the River Drives.
men drink alcoholic (I assume) beverages with straws?
Seems he upgraded from toy to full size.
they look like 3 smart fellas. sheesh, what a shame... the world lost a great talent yesterday. (/not).
I don’t know which one it is in the picture never saw Jackass..
I do want to say RIP Ryan even thought I don’t know you. Bless your family and my prayers go out to them all..
Given that this clown made a name for himself by shoving a toy car up his arse - yeah, I'd say that life really did imitate "art" in this case.
Photos of the car look like it just flattened into a little piece of metal. Very high speed accident.
The over/under is .29
This is a “Don’t drink and drive” commercial waiting to be maid.
MTV “hearts and thoughts” but perish the thought (can’t say “God forbid”) they offer their prayers.
Never saw the show or heard of this star, but it’s got to be very tough for the family to lose someone so young.
You’ve had a tough day when they need to ID you by your tattoos.
"My men don't drink and drive!"
The Jackass golf youtube was funny.
“The guy with the beard. “
>>I do want to say RIP Ryan even thought I dont know you. Bless your family and my prayers go out to them all..<<
Part of the reason for the Schadenfreude is that not only did this guy do stupid and dangerous things, all but begging for an untimely demise, but he influenced kids to do the same.
He was a self-important idiot who thought he could beat the odds forever. His demise is now the best example for kids: Do stupid things and this is the result.
Trying real hard to give a damn, no luck , will check later.
The only way this kid could ever get a Porsche was to turn a wanton disregard for his own life into macabre performance art.
Once he got the Porsche, there was really only one thing for him to do with it. This is the kind of script that writes itself.
Saw that earlier...there really isn’t there that identifies that hunk of metal as a car...that might be the left running light on the far right...not sure.
Ditto. I hope, but doubt, that the MTV idiots get the message too.
...there really isn’t ANYTHING there...
Looks like he overshot his exit (for his speed) and tried to take it anyway...
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