Jackass Star Ryan Dunn Passes Away at 34
Ryan Dunn, the 34-year-old “Jackass” star, died in a fatal car crash on Sunday night in Pennsylvania, MTV News confirmed Monday (June 20).
According to police, the accident occurred at 3 a.m. on Route 322 and New Street in West Goshen Township. We don’t know the details of who was driving or who else was in the car at the time, but the unidentified passenger also died from the crash. April Margera, the mother of Dunn’s “Jackass” co-star Bam, broke the news to WMMR 93.3’s “Preston and Steve” radio show.
“We are devastated by the tragic loss of Ryan Dunn — a beloved member of the MTV family for more than a decade,” Van Toffler, president of MTV Networks Music/Film Group, said in a statement. “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.”
Dunn posted a photo to Twitter, showing him and two friends drinking. TMZ also reported that the car caught fire in the crash. A tow truck was later sent to the scene to remove the car. A photo obtained by an NBC affiliate in Pennsylvania, showed the wrecked car on the side of the road. As of press time, no further information was known about the accident.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to Ryan Dunn his family and the Jackass family.