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MTV’s “Jackass” star Ryan Dunn passes away

MTV has confirmed that 34-year-old Ryan Dunn, part of the Jackass crew, has died after a fatal car crash in Pennsylvania.
June 20, 2011

MTV has confirmed that 34-year-old Ryan Dunn, part of the Jackass crew, has died after a fatal car crash in Pennsylvania.

An unnamed passenger also died in the car accident, which occurred on Sunday, June 19.

Dunn appeared in Jackass spin-offs Viva La Bam and Bam’s Unholy Union, all MTV series, as well as in all three Jackass films.

MTV tweeted, “We’re deeply saddened by the passing of a member of the MTV family, Ryan Dunn. Our hearts and thoughts are with his friends and family.”

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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