Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Ryan Dunn of 'Jackass' killed in a car crash

Ryan Dunn star of MTV's "Jackass" was killed in a car crash on Sunday night in Westchester, Pennsylvania, USA.

Ryan Dunn | Courtesy of Facebook, MTV

Reports said the 34-year old TV personality's accident happened at around 3 a.m. at Route 322 and New Street in West Goshen Township. It is still unclear who was driving the Porsche 911 GT3 that "slid off the road, hit a tree, and burst into flames" but an unidentified passenger also reportedly died in the tragic accident.

Born on June 11, 1977 in Medina, Ohio, Ryan Dunn became famous for being a member of MTV's "Jackass", a TV show which features daredevil stunts. The show was made into a movie as well.

Dunn also became a cast of MTV's "Viva La Bam", along side his good friend Bam Margera. Dunn is also a member of Bam's CKY crew.

In 2005 MTV gave Ryan Dunn his own show entitled "Home Wrecker". Dunn also starred in Bam Margera's film "Haggard: The Movie", which is based on Dunn's real life experience, in which his girlfriend cheated on him. Dunn was also in the film "A Halfway House Christmas", and will be in Margera's upcoming film "Minghags: The Movie", which is a loose sequel to Haggard.