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"Jackass" Star Ryan Dunn Dies in Car Accident
www.nbcphiladelphia.com ^ | Monday, Jun 20, 2011 | Updated 11:47 AM EDT | By Kelly Bayliss and Karen Araiza

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 MTV’s "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.


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KEYWORDS: hollywood; jackass; obituary; ryandunn
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This picture was posted on Dunn's Tumblr about two hours before the accident took place.

1 posted on 06/20/2011 9:10:33 AM PDT by Red Badger
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To: Red Badger

life imitates art


2 posted on 06/20/2011 9:12:47 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Hawk)
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To: Red Badger

Wow. Straight from Jackass to Darwin Award.


3 posted on 06/20/2011 9:14:22 AM PDT by cowboyway (Molon labe : Deo Vindice : "Rebellion is always an option!!"--Jim Robinson)
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To: Red Badger

the article gose on to say he died as he swerved his car to miss a porta-potty.


4 posted on 06/20/2011 9:17:12 AM PDT by beebuster2000
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To: Red Badger

Excuse my ignorance, but which one is Dunn?


5 posted on 06/20/2011 9:17:18 AM PDT by itsinthebag (E)
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To: Red Badger

the article goes on to say he died as he swerved his car to miss a porta-potty.


6 posted on 06/20/2011 9:17:23 AM PDT by beebuster2000
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To: Red Badger

“He is also a member of the CKY Crew...”
Verb tense trouble again.


7 posted on 06/20/2011 9:17:44 AM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: beebuster2000

Care to place bets on his blood alcohol level at time of crash ?


8 posted on 06/20/2011 9:18:19 AM PDT by Col Frank Slade
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Condolences to the tree and the guard rail.

Darwinism culling the herd. (Porsche gets an assist)

RIP Jack-Ass


9 posted on 06/20/2011 9:18:34 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: Red Badger

Again? http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2737192/posts


10 posted on 06/20/2011 9:19:46 AM PDT by Keith in Iowa (FR Class of 1998 | TV News is an oxymoron. | MSNBC = Moonbats Spouting Nothing But Crap.)
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To: cowboyway

>>Wow. Straight from Jackass to Darwin Award.<<

Too bad about the passenger.


11 posted on 06/20/2011 9:21:13 AM PDT by freedumb2003 (Herman Cain 2012)
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To: Farmer Dean
“He is also a member of the CKY Crew...”
Verb tense trouble again.

I'll let it slide in this case. CKY stands for "Camp Kill Yourself."

12 posted on 06/20/2011 9:21:55 AM PDT by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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To: NormsRevenge

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.


13 posted on 06/20/2011 9:22:29 AM PDT by Peter from Rutland (!@)
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To: beebuster2000

It must be asked. Was someone in the porta-potty?


14 posted on 06/20/2011 9:23:07 AM PDT by GSWarrior
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To: Red Badger

This is obviously a terrible tragedy for his family and friends, but could anybody really be surprised?


15 posted on 06/20/2011 9:23:13 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: freedumb2003
Too bad about the passenger.

True, but if you play stupid games you get stupid prizes.

16 posted on 06/20/2011 9:24:09 AM PDT by cowboyway (Molon labe : Deo Vindice : "Rebellion is always an option!!"--Jim Robinson)
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To: itsinthebag
The guy with the beard.
17 posted on 06/20/2011 9:25:18 AM PDT by JPG (Hey, LSM, how are those emails workin' out for ya?)
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To: cowboyway

>>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)


18 posted on 06/20/2011 9:25:51 AM PDT by freedumb2003 (Herman Cain 2012)
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To: Red Badger

Somehow, I’m not surprised.


19 posted on 06/20/2011 9:27:16 AM PDT by MAexile (Bats left, votes right)
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To: Col Frank Slade

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.


20 posted on 06/20/2011 9:27:19 AM PDT by MsLady (Be the kind of woman that when you get up in the morning, the devil says, "Oh crap, she's UP !!")
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To: Red Badger

"Oh, you're Dunn, alright."

21 posted on 06/20/2011 9:27:48 AM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: Red Badger

This worthless POS will get more media coverage than the plethora of fallen military members who come home in boxes every day.

http://www.google.com/#sclient=psy&hl=en&tbm=nws&source=hp&q=fallen+soldier&aq=f&aqi=&aql=&oq=&pbx=1&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.&fp=3f8f91b8d26edce0&biw=1440&bih=707


22 posted on 06/20/2011 9:34:02 AM PDT by TSgt ("Some folks just need killin'" - Karl Childers (Sling Blade 1996))
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To: GSWarrior

yeah, the guy who owned the porsche


23 posted on 06/20/2011 9:34:17 AM PDT by beebuster2000
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To: Col Frank Slade
The roads in Goshen, Paoli and such are some of the best hilly, twisting, narrow, sports car thrilling roads in the world, especially the ones dating back to when it was all farmland.

The only better road in the Philly area for maximum butt pucker is Lincoln Drive, between Huntington and the River Drives.

24 posted on 06/20/2011 9:34:43 AM PDT by blackdog (The mystery of government is not how Washington works but how to make it stop)
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To: Red Badger

men drink alcoholic (I assume) beverages with straws?


25 posted on 06/20/2011 9:35:01 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: martin_fierro
Wasn't he the Jackass guy who shoved the toy car up his butt and went to the doctor to get an XRay?

Seems he upgraded from toy to full size.

26 posted on 06/20/2011 9:36:16 AM PDT by blackdog (The mystery of government is not how Washington works but how to make it stop)
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To: Red Badger
A debt that soon or later must be paid.

27 posted on 06/20/2011 9:36:54 AM PDT by I see my hands (Embrace misanthropy)
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To: Red Badger
Can we call him a deceased professional jackass?
28 posted on 06/20/2011 9:38:01 AM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: Red Badger

they look like 3 smart fellas. sheesh, what a shame... the world lost a great talent yesterday. (/not).


29 posted on 06/20/2011 9:38:03 AM PDT by Chuzzlewit
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To: Red Badger

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..


30 posted on 06/20/2011 9:39:40 AM PDT by PLD
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To: HiTech RedNeck
life imitates art

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.

31 posted on 06/20/2011 9:41:14 AM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: TSgt

Amen.


32 posted on 06/20/2011 9:42:18 AM PDT by NoLibZone (Impeach Obama for among other things , violating the War Powers Act.)
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To: beebuster2000

Photos of the car look like it just flattened into a little piece of metal. Very high speed accident.


33 posted on 06/20/2011 9:43:17 AM PDT by BunnySlippers (I love BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: TSgt
Less than 3 years ago, every good leftist knew exactly what the American casualty count was and how much it differed from yesterday. Now all they have are these people over whom to grieve.
34 posted on 06/20/2011 9:43:33 AM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: Col Frank Slade

The over/under is .29


35 posted on 06/20/2011 9:43:59 AM PDT by ConservaTexan (February 6, 1911)
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To: Red Badger

This is a “Don’t drink and drive” commercial waiting to be maid.


36 posted on 06/20/2011 9:44:31 AM PDT by Winstons Julia (when liberals rant, it's called free speech; when conservatives vent, it's called hate speech.)
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To: Red Badger

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.


37 posted on 06/20/2011 9:45:37 AM PDT by EDINVA ( CHANGE it back!)
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To: Red Badger

You’ve had a tough day when they need to ID you by your tattoos.


38 posted on 06/20/2011 9:46:29 AM PDT by thefactor (yes, as a matter of fact, i DID only read the excerpt)
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To: Winstons Julia
This is a “Don’t drink and drive” commercial waiting to be maid.

"My men don't drink and drive!"

39 posted on 06/20/2011 9:47:51 AM PDT by freedumb2003 (Herman Cain 2012)
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To: Winstons Julia

The Jackass golf youtube was funny.


40 posted on 06/20/2011 9:48:39 AM PDT by oldironsides
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To: Red Badger
This is Dunn's actual Porsche GT3. Before the accident, obviously.


41 posted on 06/20/2011 9:49:50 AM PDT by thefactor (yes, as a matter of fact, i DID only read the excerpt)
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To: JPG

“The guy with the beard. “

Thank You


42 posted on 06/20/2011 9:50:06 AM PDT by faucetman (Just the facts ma'am, just the facts)
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To: PLD

>>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..<<

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.

IMHO.


43 posted on 06/20/2011 9:52:10 AM PDT by freedumb2003 (Herman Cain 2012)
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To: Red Badger

Trying real hard to give a damn, no luck , will check later.


44 posted on 06/20/2011 9:52:49 AM PDT by org.whodat
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To: Red Badger

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.


45 posted on 06/20/2011 9:53:21 AM PDT by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (Some men just want to watch the world burn.)
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To: Red Badger
And here's the same car, shortly after the crash. Wow.


46 posted on 06/20/2011 9:54:55 AM PDT by thefactor (yes, as a matter of fact, i DID only read the excerpt)
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To: thefactor

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.


47 posted on 06/20/2011 9:56:55 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: freedumb2003

Ditto. I hope, but doubt, that the MTV idiots get the message too.


48 posted on 06/20/2011 9:58:12 AM PDT by bvw
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To: who knows what evil?

...there really isn’t ANYTHING there...


49 posted on 06/20/2011 9:58:24 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Red Badger
The video here shows the skid marks.

Looks like he overshot his exit (for his speed) and tried to take it anyway...

http://www.pottsmerc.com/articles/2011/06/20/news/doc4dff5ba525562389639578.txt

50 posted on 06/20/2011 10:00:39 AM PDT by Mannaggia l'America
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