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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. 

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.


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.


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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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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I don't feel sorry for Ryan, I feel sorry for his family that he has left with this grief. I'm just glad no other car was involved.

1219 days ago

tracey your" pathetic loser" comment and all the other people who are upset over "sensible "comments about the drunken party jacka$$ fatality get over yourselves ..maybe you have never lost a friend/loved one to a drunken driver!!!! Personally I have known 12..yes 12 people wiped out by wiped out people like him...and usually the drunks survive!One accident[actually determined vehicular homicide!!!] killed two couples celebebrating their 25th anniversaries..another was on Christmas eve at 5pm where 3 family members don't get pi$$ed because we chose not to think this guys actions may have cost him his life.Sad for his loved ones yes but self inflicted yes also.But for the grace of God there go I....thankfully I no longer drink but there are plenty that do and then drive.

1219 days ago

Joellen Hall    

Most intelligent people know how stupid it is to drink, and then drive a piece of machinery many times larger than you are. It's sad that alcohol dulls the mind to the point where common sense flies out the window. It's sad they lost their lives. I'm grateful they didn't plow into a carload of innocents like happens so often. Wake up guys. If you're going to drink, do it at home, and STAY THERE. Or, put yourself in a cab.

1219 days ago


A jackass is a jackass is a jackass. Thse movies should not have been glorified and/or viewed. How many maimed kids are there out there beause they attempted to emulate Dunn's insane acts???Still, each and everyone goes at their own time. Anything for attention. Many idiots watched his films and it made him popular/rich. He had no viable skills, so he decided to become a bigger jackass than most humans. He wh lives by acting like a jackass, is bound up to die by being kicked the head by an ass,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

1219 days ago


c.b.hater, amishdave, bamer, loworbit, mickey, jr, OTHB, and superbombastik.......**** all yall mothafukas! all yall **** talkers aint got no respect for the dead....let me start off with the ****** name c.b.hater, you can go jump into a woodchipper and everyone will laugh as you disapear you pathetic waste of ***. and amishdave yes it is sad that ryan dunn is no longer with us and what would have made it funny if you would of crashed and smashed yourself till you no longer were identifiable...HA! now thats a funny! Bamer you sure got balls to talk to a man whos got 1000 times as much money as you do so let me say this to you you patetic ****, it doesnt even matter what YOU say or think, you can die tomorow and will not be missed heh no one will even attend your funeral not that theres gonna be one HAHA! these men have contributed humor and laughter to our society i and aquired more income then your pathetic family HAHA! what the **** have you done you waste of gods creation! Loworbitheres a little sage advice for you sad reason to live, just like you said a man has got to know his limitations and that being said...SHUT THE **** UP! looks like you spoke too soon. OOps! Mickey you need to think before you speak, everyone does have a right to their own opinion so heres mine **** YOU! keep yours to yourself bastard even pieces of ****s like you! Jr its too bad you were born i bet your family despises you apparently youre jealous of rich people and you are a waste of time to even think about HAHA! OTHB do the world a favor and go jump off a cliff so your friends and family can celebrate and move on. and last but the very least superbombastik just for the record your grandmother was at my place lastnight giving me a bj and it was great and even if your grandma drank like that she drop dead but its ok shes gonna die soon anyway HAHA! and at least he drove an exotic car what did you drive or do you even drive at all? and if you do i hope you are involved in a worst accident and die and i hope it happens soon so we can all have a great laugh and feel better you piece of ****! so all yall stupid pathetic ***** who like to talk **** will get yours very soon. and Bam Magera i hope you read this and would like to say to you and your friends sorry for your loss Ryan Dunn was a very fuuny man and i enjoyed your films and Viva La Bam. i hope you guys find peace for such heartache, i know how you feel and dont listen to anyones pathetic comments who dont got nothing nice to say Ryan was loved very much and is in our prayers. R.I.P - RYAN DUNN

1219 days ago


Bam **** what every one says dont even read this **** half of it is crap enyways. is there going to be one more movie for Ryan Dunn

1219 days ago


It's really not about who he was, or what he did. It's sad that two lives were lost. These two men had families that are in pain. So whether you are a fan or not, respect their families. Pay your respects, or just simply move on. Why contribute negativity. We are all aware that drunk driving is a huge issue in our society, so instead of bashing each other, let's be thankful that no one else was killed, and try to do something to help prevent it.

1219 days ago


I dont think anybody should drive if they have had even 1 beer or 1 shot. Not becuz they are wasted. Becuz when they get pulled over for a traffic violation and the officer smells liquor on their breath, they will be tested and waste alot of the officer's time, assuming they are under the limit. If you are going to go out and drink, you have to have a designated driver. PERIOD. As far as Dunn and pal, so sorry for these men and their families. However, IF Dunn was driving. He was responsible for Hartwell's death. His WRONGFUL DEATH. The family of Hartwell will sue and win. Probably settle out of court but none the less, WRONGFUL DEATH.

1219 days ago

Joellen Hall    

To Karma: By your ridiculous ranting, you just proved yourself to be a lot more toxic than those you bashed. Grow up! It's not smart to drink and drive, or do drugs and expect sympathy when you kill yourself. I'm sorry for his family or anyone who loved him, but he knew better. I'm just wondering if all that "praying" you claim to do, is done using the "f...." word.

1219 days ago

LOSER is Kanye    

live like a jackazz -die like a jackazz-lucky he didn't kill anyone else beside his friend

1219 days ago


Hey Bam_Margera, why don't you SHUT UP !!!!! Lets see, your friend killed another human being along with himself. Lets forget the fact that he was drinking and driving for now but merely the fact that he was driving so irresponsibly to start with is enough for me. Lets put the blame squarely where it should be on Robert Dunn and leave Mr Ebert alone. I don't this Mr Ebert has every killed anybody !!!!!!!!

1219 days ago


Please do not drink and drive. It brings sorrow and pain.

1219 days ago


Just waiting for these idiots to buy it one by one. dont need anymore kids imitating their idiocy.

1219 days ago


Sorry about the loss but lets be real. Be glad he did'nt kill anyone else or a bunch of kids. That would've been tragic. And thats all that needs to be said. Lesson is simple: Don't drink and drive.

1219 days ago


Its sad anyone dying but stop plugging him dying so tragically and plug more on this was due to Drinking and Driving make it more as a warning to others that are young! At least he didn't hit someone and kill them too!!! Anyone Drinking and Driving don't deserve respect no matter who they are!

1219 days ago
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