Skip to comments.'Jackass' star Ryan Dunn dies in fiery Pa. crash
Posted on 06/20/2011 3:48:46 PM PDT by matt04
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - "Jackass" star Ryan Dunn, who along with his cast mates made Americans cringe and snicker through vulgar stunts in their multimillion-dollar TV and movie franchise, was killed early Monday in a fiery car crash. He was 34.
Dunn, a daredevil who gained notoriety for diving into a sewage tank and performing other unsavory stunts, was driving his 2007 Porsche in suburban Philadelphia when it careered off the road, flipped over a guardrail and crashed into the woods before bursting into flames. A passenger was also killed, and speed may have been a factor in the crash, West Goshen Township police said.
The force of impact shattered the vehicle into several twisted and blackened pieces, leaving the Porsche 911 GT3 unrecognizable except for a door that was thrown from the crash and not incinerated. A 100-foot-long tire skid marked where the car left the roadway.
Both Dunn and his passenger were severely burned. Police said they were able to identify Dunn through his tattoos and hair, but the identity of his passenger was still unknown.
A few hours before the 3 a.m. crash, Dunn tweeted a picture of himself drinking with two friends. The photo has since been removed.
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Yes, I would say that an accident that results in your Porsche being dissolved into multiple pieces probably results from excessive speed.
I would further think that, for a Porsche, when you say “excessive speed,” you’re not whistling Dixie either.
"speed may have been a factor in the crash"
Gosh, what was their first clue?
Man, this is one unlucky dude to have this happen to him 5 times in one day.
I got sideways in a Porsche 914 once. My skid marks were only about 15 feet, but that was in my shorts!
“Man, this is one unlucky dude to have this happen to him 5 times in one day.”
And you thought “Groundhog Day” wasn’t a true story...
Gee and the guy was always so cautious.
driving his 2007 Porsche in suburban Philadelphia when it careered off the road.
More like; Careered ended.
OK, when do we see the video?
How about careened?
“Man who inserted toy car in rectum gets real car in rectum”
I think you should call yourself "Sergeant_Slim" because you have earned your stripes!
Now, you know what is coming next? The lawsuit saying that the dealership and Porsche did not use proper judgement when they sold a high performance car to a Jackass, may he rest in peace.
Over and Dunn.
Actually careered is correct, as it indicates the path that was followed. Most ‘journalists’ would report that the car CAREENED off the road, since most don’t seem to know that careening something means to turn it over.
While I’m sorry the man died, I’m even sorrier for the passenger he killed.
Who couldn’t see this coming a mile away? He probably thought it was funny right up to the moment he was incinerated.
From one who has suffered from adrenaline addiction, you’ve gotta be lucky to get old.
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