Police in southeastern Pennsylvania say “Jackass” cast member and Ryan Dunn died of injuries sustained in a fiery car crash, and speed may have been a factor.
West Goshen Township police say Dunn and a passenger died after his 2007 Porsche left the roadway early Monday and burst into flames. The crash occurred near West Chester.
The 34-year-old Dunn 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.
Township police identified his passenger late Monday as 30-year-old Zachary Hartwell of West Chester.
In a statement, MTV calls Dunn “a beloved member of the MTV family for more than a decade.”