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Ryan Dunn's Passenger Indentified as Drinking Pal

6/21/2011 6:15 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Officials have identified the passenger who was killed in "Jackass" star Ryan Dunn's 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.

Zachary Hartwell

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.

Hartwell is credited as a production assistant on the "Jackass 2" movie and recently had a small role in the Bam Margera-directed 2009 movie "Minghags."


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you guys are a**holes. have some phu**ing respect. same as when the Rev from A7X died, or Heath Ledger. you all need to grow the hell up and if you can't respect the dead and the family of it then you all should get the worst karma that can be.

Ryan, Hartwell, and all friends and Family of both, my heart and prayers go out to you. I have been a loving fan since the beginning of CKY. I feel as if I know them all. Ryan, I miss and love you. One day I'll be up there with you pulling pranks, getting the sky police called and probably getting smited once or twice along with the rest of them.

1222 days ago


the poor man is dead also his friend!! people gta stop saying **** about him...yes he was speeding and now people might think twice about doing it...i doubt he was drunki as he had 3 light beers and 3 shots in the space of 5 hours, but who knows...let the poor man be in peace! rip ryan dunn and friend!

1222 days ago


what a waste of talent....the kind of talent that consumes large amounts of alcohol and then gets on the road in a 400hp car. over paid clowns..the lot of them.

1222 days ago


Woe to those who rise early in the morning to run after their drinks, who stay up late at night till they are inflamed with wine. (Isaiah 5:11)

Woe to those who are heroes at drinking wine and champions at mixing drinks. (Isaiah 5:22)

"Do you not know that the wicked will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: Neither the sexually immoral nor idolaters nor adulterers nor male prostitutes nor homosexual offenders nor thieves nor the greedy nor (((DRUNKARDS))) nor slanderers nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God." (1-Cor 6:9-10)

1222 days ago


You don't see too many people driving their porsches 120 mph high on weed, but in this society being drunk is the norm and it's real easy to get behind the wheel and it's fun to drive fast until you can't make that turn and that split second you realize it's over.

1222 days ago


Dear TMZ,

Ryan Dunn's Passenger Indentified as Drinking Pal

Indentified = Identified

1222 days ago


RIP Zachary Hartwell.
My heart goes out to your Family and loved ones.

1222 days ago


ryan we will all remember you as a best frend. my haert goes out to you ryan dunn may you r.i.p

1222 days ago


It's a tragic but at least you have all that footage to remember him by. bam your whole life is on filM your so lucky cky ryan dunn we will all r.i.p with you r.i.p

1222 days ago


your telling me that not a single one of your family or friends has ever taken a shot before they had to run, maybe saying goodbye to their pal going to Afghanistan? or went to a bar had a drink and waited to get sober? or how about this one: was late for work so sped a little to try and make it home? let alone get the rush or adrenalin going 10 20 or 30 over the speed limit? bull sh**. everyone has known someone that has. we all have done something wrong, something wrong to another person even. does that mean when you die, you want everyone else to wish you to hell??? didn't think so

1222 days ago


Ryan had PLENTY of money for a cab...he chose to drive and nobody stopped him. There are consequences for driving DUI...thank goodness he didn't didn't kill anyone innocent...what a sad legacy to leave reap what you sew.....

1222 days ago


Not the same guy from the Hangover movies, Not Zach! Do you really think that? Come on, really? It's just sad, no matter how it happened. If he was drinking and driving, shame on the bar that let him walk out the door.

1222 days ago


When they pulled him out he was Ryan "well" Dunn.

F... the

1222 days ago


Zach Galifianakis was in the Hangover, NOT DUNN. I keep seeing people say how sad, no more Hangovers, etc. It's not the same guy and If you can't see that then you've obviously not been a fan of Dunn or Jackass. I say R.I.P. I am no fan of liking people that drink and drive, I am completely against it. Growing up watching them and all their side shows has made them feel like a strange part of your family as well so I do feel for the friends and I only hope they were both drunk enough to have felt no pain.

1222 days ago

Fritz Von    

Thank God he won't get another chance to kill innocent people. Car was built for speed, he wasn't. (RIP) Rot in pieces.

1222 days ago
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