Speed May Contribute in Ryan Dunn's Car Crash, Stars Mourn His Death


Ryan Dunn


Dunn's 'Jackass' co-stars Johnny Knoxville and Steve-O are among those who have expressed their condolences following the 34-year-old actor's death.

Ryan Dunn has died in a car crash early Monday morning, June 20. His car, 2007 Porsche 911 GT3, was found "off the road and in the woods" in West Goshen Township, Pennsylvania, police told TMZ. The "Jackass" actor and an unidentified passenger lost their lives around 3 A.M. "as a result of injuries sustained in the accident."

On late Sunday, just hours before the car crash, Dunn tweeted a photo of himself and a pal drinking what appears to be alcohol. However, it is still unclear whether alcohol played role in his death. Cops said "speed may have been a contributing factor" in the accident. The Chester County Coroner is currently conducting an autopsy on Dunn and the unidentified passenger.

Following the shocking news, many fellow celebrities have expressed their condolences. Johnny Knoxville who appeared with Dunn in three "Jackass" films tweeted, "Today I lost my brother, Ryan Dunn. My heart goes out to his family and his beloved Angie. RIP Ryan. I love you buddy."

His other co-star Steve-O seemingly lost his words, simply saying "I don't know what to say, except I love Ryan Dunn and I'm really going to miss him." Dave England added, "I love you Ryan. I'm gonna miss you bad."

Bam Margera was "devastated" upon learning the news, his parents said. Margera's mother, April, who was apparently close with Dunn, stated in an interview with MyFoxPhilly, "I can't believe it ... [Dunn] was part of our family ... He always used to call me on Mother's Day."

Rachael Leigh Cook, who was also saddened by Dunn's sudden passing, praised him as "an incredibly funny, kind, and generous person," before saying "My heart goes out to Angie & his family." Carey Hart, meanwhile, took to his Twitter to say, "RIP Ryan Dunn. You were an amazing guy and you were cut way to short. Enjoyed the times we had. My heart goes out to his family and friends."

Meanwhile, President of MTV Networks Music/Films Group, Van Toffler, stated, "We are devastated by the tragic loss of Ryan Dunn, a beloved member of the MTV family for more than a decade. He made us all laugh and had the tireless enthusiastic approach to life of your favorite middle school friend. Our thoughts and deepest condolences are with Ryan's family and friends. The Jackass brotherhood will never be the same."

© AceShowbiz.com


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  •  
    mad temptation
    Jun 23, 2011

    Ryan was, is and always will be a awesome fucking person and will be missed deeply! Bam, Johnny,the rest of the crew and April,my heart goes out to u! U r in my thoughts and prayers!!

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    TheEraser
    Jun 21, 2011

    Fuck you Driver, you need a spiked bat stuck up your ass and twisted.

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    roxi96
    Jun 21, 2011

    Ryan Dunn was the best, FUCK U IF U THINK OTHER WISE! U CAN BURN IN HELL AND SUCK THE DEVILS DICK! AND IF U HAVE A PROBLEM WITH IT I'LL TAKE CARE OF YOUR ASS SO U DUMB FUCKS SHOULD SHUT THE HELL UP!

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    viva la ryan
    Jun 21, 2011

    Fuck u Driver, ur a selfless piece of shit, I hope u burn in hell

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    jeboy
    Jun 21, 2011

    ryan dunn we will miss you!condolence to your family., and all close friends specially the jackass family.,

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    RIP Ryan
    Jun 21, 2011

    roxi96 i think you are too stupid to be true Ryan was driving at 110 mph DRUNK and you are saying that it was someone elses fault that caused the wreck!?!? Ryan had full responsibility of the crash and was taking the risk of this happening by getting in the car. JUST DONT FUCKING DRIVE DRUNK IS IT REALLY THAT HARD people in the world are just dumb asses!

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    Anonymous
    Jun 21, 2011

    @ roxi96 agree but he was drunk, did he deserve to die? No! not like this. He was born a jackass and died a jackass.

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    jackass#1fanbitches
    Jun 21, 2011

    iv seen all the jackasses and they will never be the same without u RYAN DUNN R.I.P homie for life

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    person
    Jun 20, 2011

    and to the person who said one less drunk endangering the roads........your a cold heartless sickening excuse for a human being! he was a good bloke!

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    person
    Jun 20, 2011

    Noooooooooooo! RIP Ryan Dunn. You was a true legend and one funny s.o.b!!! you will be missed!

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    Alberto
    Jun 20, 2011

    Fuck you douch fuck i hope your fam and kids and motn=her gets smoked by a old driver or by a dumb 16 year old girl texting you heartless fuck!

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    driver
    Jun 20, 2011

    nothing but a prick who ever posted before this

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    Driver
    Jun 20, 2011

    Good. One less drunk on the road endangering everybody else.

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