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Ryan Dunn PICTURED Before Fatal Crash

6/21/2011 2:41 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Roughly two hours before "Jackass" star Ryan Dunn crashed his Porsche and died Monday morning ... he posed for pics with fans in a Philly-area bar ... glassy-eyed and flushed. 

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The pics show Ryan and his friends drinking at around 1 AM at a bar called Barnaby's of America in West Chester.

After downing at least 3 beers and 3 shots in 4-hours ...Ryan hit the road in his Porsche 911 GT3.

At around 2:38 AM, Ryan crashed -- killing himself and an unidentified passenger.

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Officials later identified the passenger who was killed in the fatal crash as 30-year-old Zachary Hartwell ... a friend who had been hanging with Dunn at a Philly-area bar earlier in the night.

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Cops say both Dunn and Hartwell (pictured above right) both died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash around 2:38 AM Monday morning.

Sources who were at the bar with the two men tell us Dunn had intended to drop Hartwell off at his home ... and then Dunn planned to hang out with another friend after that.

The Coroner's Office just released the autopsy results for both men -- who, we're told, were each dead by the time officials arrived at the scene.

Based on the autopsy results, the crash was so violent, it seems it was impossible to determine if the two died from the impact of the crash itself or from the fire that resulted.

Officials say the toxicology results for both men -- which would help determine the role alcohol played in the crash -- will be released in 4 to 6 weeks.



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Margera RIPS Ebert -- SHUT UP About Ryan Dunn


Bam Margera is FURIOUS with Roger Ebert -- telling the the movie critic to shut his "fat f**king mouth" over a tweet Ebert posted yesterday, criticizing Bam's friend and "Jackass" co-star Ryan Dunn for drinking and driving ... just hours after Dunn passed away.

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After TMZ posted the story that Dunn was seen drinking at a Philly-area bar before his fatal crash, Ebert posted a tweet that read, "Friends don't let jackasses drink and drive."

After a day of silence, Bam finally went to his Twitter to BLAST Ebert late Monday night ... saying, "I just lost my best friend, I have been crying hysterical for a full day and piece of s**t roger ebert has the gall to put in his 2 cents about a jackass drunk driving and [he is] one, f**k you!"

Bam added, "Millions of people are crying right now, shut your fat f**king mouth!"

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31.

jeansspot2    

The truth is if this young man had been sober and he was drunk, and not speeding, and aware of his limitations, he might still be here ALIVE. It is lucky another vehicle was not involved adding to the tragedy. For those young people who do not get the simple truths, it is even sadder that you have lost someone you thought a lot of; due to the speed driving while intoxicated, which greatly impairs judgment.

1163 days ago
32.

Dewey Compost    

Obviously a tragedy and sad for his family and friends. However, despite what Bam wrote I seriously doubt millions of people are crying over his death, upset probably, but not actually crying.

1163 days ago
33.

kat     

Act like a jackass die like a jackass.

1163 days ago
34.

J.O.    

First off, no one should mock someone's death, ever. Dunn in Jackass didn't know his limitations, he worked on a show purposely hurting himself and getting enjoyment from it. You dont know how many kids in this country has followed this show and have tried the same stunts and got hurt because of this, this show although was funny at times in fact actually hurt lots of families because the message that it showed...All he did was do stupid sh*t and got rich off of it...The reason why many dont care about him or are actually making fun of him is because he was wasting his life doing things that weren't mature, in fact was stupid, and many teenagers and young ones with their families were harmed from this....like they say, you reap what you sow..dunn what goes around comes around, there's no respect from you here...

1163 days ago
35.

Peter Gozinya    

I feel bad for Mr. Dunn's family for their loss. However not for any of his antics and lifestyle. You live by the sword you die by the sword. I will never understand why all the drinking, why all the drugs, why partying until the wee hours of the morning. Maybe I've always just been way too mature for my years. I don't do it now, I never did it when I was young. It is just foolish, stupid and a total waste of time, now a waste of two more lives. Mr. Dunn was totally responsible for his passenger and obviously didn't really care all that much about him for driving after drinking at a high rate of speed and killing them both.

1163 days ago
36.

Allison    

Bam is the ONLY one crying because he could have prevented the jackass from getting behind the wheel drunk had he had one brain cell left in his own alcohol soaked brain. He's feeling nothing but guilt, and not one bit sorry for the death which he and the rest of the drinking party, attributed to.

REAL friends don't let anyone drive drunk. REAL friends take the keys away. REAL friends don't let you get so drunk they have to step in and stop you from getting served. Bam was no friend.

Bam is an idiot and deserves all the pain he gets. HE could have saved Dunn's (and Hartwell's) life, but noooo. Bam let his friend stagger out of the bar and kill himself.

1163 days ago
37.

NICK     

BAM, SHOULD GROW UP NOW, AND REALIZE THAT HE COULD HAVE KILLED HIS DAD AND HIS MOM WITH ALL THOSE DUMB PRANKS ON THAT HORRIBLE SHOW HE HAD. HE SHOULD FOCUS ON REMOVING THAT GIANT WART ON HIS GOOFY FACE....

1163 days ago
38.

Eric    

Sorry for both of the families involved...but, I'm NOT crying, nor beside myself with grief...HE WAS DRINKING AND DRIVING PEOPLE..THERE IS NO EXCUSE...PERIOD!!! He's damn lucky he didn't take out anyone else..You can argue all you want..no justifcation for this NONE!

1163 days ago
39.

kathy    

just like john belluci, he will be more famous in death. Haven't heard from him in years. Don't really care.Cared much more about a friends 20 yr old son who died in a Pa. car crash in Feb.

1163 days ago
40.

eltito    

another drunk getting killed and killing someone that knew the driver was drunk. I don't feel sorry for Dunn, it could've been worst, an innocent family or driver could've been on the road and bammmm, everyone dead.

1163 days ago
41.

Marlene    

No matter the cir****tances. There are some people that lost their lives that have families and friends that are hurting. These guys are hilarious and would never hurt anyone. All they are is practical jokers and the world needs more of them. I have followed them for years!! Some of you haters are just mad that you don't have fun at your job AND make lots of money! These guys also give money to charities - who are you to judge?

1163 days ago
42.

T    

**** you c.(cute) b.(bitch HATER. R I P Ryan

1163 days ago
43.

Stacy    

Look, I am oh so sorry for the friends and family, however..Jackass reality stars.. have an obligation...they are idolized by so many volunerable young men.. I don't care how you cut and slice it...this was an unfortunate tragedy waiting to happen! That should be the message conveyed to the remaining survivors... of that crew! Look... this "could" happen to you! From this point forward...designated drivers...etc... don't let his unfortunate untimely death go in vain!

1163 days ago
44.

Robert    

I am a paramedic in NYC and see the results of people who drive drunk without any concern for the people they traumatize when they kill or injure others.
As far as I am concerned, Ryan Dunn's death just removes one more drunk driver from the roads thank god and makes the roads just a little safer for everyone else

1163 days ago
45.

MIKE    

THEY SAY THAT RYAN WAS TAKING A FRIEND HOME FROM THE BAR, AND THAT HE WAS GOING TO COME BACK TO HANG OUT WITH ANOTHER FRIEND. I BET HE WAS TRYING TO MAKE IT BACK BEFORE "LAST CALL". IF THEY ALLOWED THE BARS TO STAY OPEN LATER THINGS LIKE THIS WOULDNT HAPPEN.

1163 days ago
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