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‘Jackass’ Star Ryan Dunn, 34, Killed In Fiery Pa. Car Crash

Dunn Tweeted Photo Of Self With Friends Drinking Hours Before Crash
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"Jackass'' cast member Ryan Dunn (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

“Jackass” cast member Ryan Dunn (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) - “Jackass” cast member Ryan Dunn died early Monday of injuries sustained in a fiery car crash, and speed may have been a factor, police said.

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Dunn, 34, and a passenger in his 2007 Porsche died after the car left the roadway and burst into flames, West Goshen Township police said. The crash occurred near the Philadelphia suburb of West Chester.

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Born in Ohio, Dunn grew up in New York, before moving to West Chester, Pennsylvania, where he would hook up with his future ‘Jackass’ sidekick Bam Margera on his first day of high school.

He appeared on MTV shows “Jackass” and “Viva La Bam” and the three “Jackass” big-screen adaptations. He also was the star of his own MTV show, “Homewrecker,” and hosted “Proving Ground” on the G4 cable network.

Dunn recently celebrated his birthday on June 11. Hours before his death, he posted a photo of himself and two friends with drinks on Twitter.

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Ryan Dunn posted this photo of himself and two others on Twitter hours before his death (credit: Twitter)

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