Jackass star Ryan Dunn in fatal car accident [updated]

ryandunnaccident3The Jackass star Ryan Dunn and a friend were involved in a high speed car accident at approximately 3:30 am this morning while traveling on Route 322 in West Goshen, Pennsylvania.  Bam Margera’s mother, April, called into WMMR Radio’s Preston & Steve show to confirm that Dunn and a friend had died in a car accident.

ryandunnaccident4Above are pictures from the scene of the crash.  It has been reported that the vehicle involved in the accident was a Porsche. At the bottom is a the last picture that Dunn posted on his Twitter account a little bit after midnight, showing him drinking with friends.  It is unclear who was driving the car at the time of the accient.  Ryan Dunn was 34 years old.

UPDATE: According to Police, Dunn was the driver of the vehicle that was identified as a 2007 Porsche 911 GT3.  High speeds caused the car to go over the guardrail and into a wooded area where it traveled through roughly 40 yards of trees before hitting one and bursting into flames.  The West Goshen Police Department sent out a press release regarding the events of this mornings accident.

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