Jackass star Ryan Dunn dies in car accident aged 34
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Pennsylvania early yesterday morning, when the car Dunn was driving left the road and crashed into a tree., one of the stars of the TV series , has died in a car accident aged 34. The accident occurred near ,
The vehicle burst into flames; Dunn's body was identified by his tattoos. An unidentified passenger also died in the accident. Police suspect speed to have been a factor.
Dunn's death was announced by, the mother of one of his co-stars, . MTV released a statement saying "We are devastated by the tragic loss of Ryan Dunn — a beloved member of the MTV family for more than a decade."
Jackass started in 2000 after a series of internet clips were released showing Dunn skateboarding and performing stunts along with Margera,and . The show was created after contacted the group to ask if he could use their videos on the show.
As well as the TV series and three Jackass movies, Dunn also appeared onand presented his own shows, and Proving Ground.
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