'Jackass' Star Ryan Dunn, 34, Dies in Car Crash

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Jackass star Ryan Dunn died early Monday morning in a car crash. He was 34.

Twitter followers pay respects to Dunn

NBC Philadelphia reports that Dunn and another passenger died at 2:30 a.m. in West Goshen, Pennsylvania. Police said the car slammed into a tree and burst into flames. See a photo of the mangled and nearly unrecognizable car here.

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Bam Margera's mother, April, confirmed the news to a local radio station, 93.3 WMMR, and also to TMZ.com.

Dunn posted a photo of himself drinking online hours before the crash.

Dunn infamously shoved a toy car up his rectum in the 2002 movie.

He quickly became the No. 1 trending topic on Twitter after news broke of his death Monday.

Click here to read the press release from the West Goshen Police Department.