‘Jackass’ star Ryan Dunn killed in car crash

Dunn's car crashed late at night in Pennsylvania

Jackass star Ryan Dunn has died in a car crash at the age of 34.

Dunn and another, as-yet-unidentified person are understood to have died in Pennsylvania when his Porsche crashed at 3am local time at the junction of Route 322 and New Street in the West Goshen Township.

Co-star Bam Margera‘s mother confirmed the news to on TMZ earlier today (June 20). According to reports from the scene, both bodies were badly burned in the accident, and that Dunn was initially identified from his tattoos and patches of facial hair.

A post on Twitter.com/MTV reads: “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.”

Dunn was born on June 11, 1977. As well as the TV series, Dunn appeared in all of the Jackass movies, famously shoving a toy car into his rectum in the first film in 2002. He was also a member of the CKY Crew alongside Margera. As well as the Jackass films, he appeared alongside Jessica Simpson in romantic comedy and Margera‘s 2003 indie film Haggard.