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  • Ryan Dunn's Passenger ID'd As Investigation Continues

    Coroner is performing autopsy on the 'Jackass' star's body. As police continue to investigate the fiery car crash that took the life of "Jackass" star Ryan Dunn on Monday, a West Goshen Police Department dispatcher confirmed to MTV News on Tuesday morning (June 21) that an autopsy is under way on the body of the 34-year-old TV personality and amateur stuntman. It was unknown at press time when the autopsy results would be revealed.

    The police source also confirmed the name of the passenger who was killed in the wreck, 30-year-old Zachary Hartwell of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Though Hartwell was not a member of the "Jackass" crew, he is listed as a production assistant on the second "Jackass" movie and was reportedly a recently married Iraq war veteran who had a small role in the Bam Margera-directed 2009 movie "Minghags." Hartwell is credited on IMDb as a "car stunt driver" on the film.

    According to TMZ , the autopsy is intended to determine if alcohol, among other things, played a factor in the high-speed crash. The one-car accident took place around 2:30 a.m. on Sunday, and according to police, Dunn's 2007 Porsche 911 GTS flew through 40 yards of trees before it hit one and burst into flames. The initial police press release reported that the "preliminary investigation revealed that speed may have been a contributing factor to the accident."

    A series of images surfaced online of Dunn drinking at the West Chester bar Barnaby's of America in the hours before the accident, but a spokesperson for the tavern told MTV News on Monday that Dunn did not appear intoxicated before he left the establishment.

    Film critic and frequent Twitter user Roger Ebert weighed in on the controversy surrounding Dunn's death on Monday, writing , "Friends don't let Jackasses drink and drive," an assumption that angered Dunn's friends and fans. Dunn's close friend Margera Read more »

  • 'Jackass' Star Ryan Dunn Dead At 34

    Stuntman died in a Pennsylvania car crash on Sunday, MTV News confirms.

    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. While it's unknown who was driving at the time, an unidentified passenger also died in 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.

    See photos of Ryan Dunn throughout his career.

    "We are devastated by the tragic loss of Ryan Dunn Read more »