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“Jackass” Star Ryan Dunn Dies in Car Crash

There will be no more roller blading in jockstraps for Ryan Dunn, one of the stars of MTV‘s “Jackass,” has died in a car crash. He was 34.

NBC Philadelphia reports that Dunn and another passenger died in a 3 a.m crash at Route 322 and New Street in West Goshen Township, Pennsylvania.

More details, and the last photo he tweeted before his death, after the jump.

April Margera, mother of “Jackass” star Bam, in an interview with a local radio show, confirmed the death. TMZ also confirmed with Margera.

TMZ reported that Dunn posted to Twitter a photo of himself drinking with friends just hours before the crash; it has since been removed, leading some fans to speculate that an elevated blood alcohol level could have been the cause of the crash. We’ve snagged the photo, and you can come to your own conclusions.

Photo credit: Tumblr

Dunn appeared on the Johnny Knoxville-led MTV series, “Jackass,” and in the films that came from the show. His most memorable parts in the film involved crashing golf carts and placing a toy car, in a condom, up his rectum.  He was also featured on the spin-off series, “Viva La Bam.” He recently began co-hosting the new G4 show, “Proving Ground.”

MTV responded to his death in a tweet: “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.” Dunn’s name has become a trending topic on Twitter, with fans sharing their condolences and favorite moments.

 

 

Danity Donnaly is a Midwestern mama with class, sass and a love for celebrity gossip. D is a former disc jockey and is a fierce dancer who looks forward to that morning cup of coffee. When she’s not delivering the dish, Danity can be found on Twitter talking smack or shaking her bon bon to any jam by Justin Timberlake or attempting to sing one of her favorite Mariah Carey songs without breaking a window. Yep, she’s THAT good!

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