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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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The only ones who should get any sympathy is their families.

1220 days ago


Sympathies to their families. Nothing good comes from driving drunk--only tears. The only lesson people should get from this tragedy: if you drink, then don't get behind the wheel.

1220 days ago


I love that people are saying he had 3 shots and 3 beers when it shows him drinking a mixed drink in the pic... so add 2 mixed drinks to that and that's probably what he had.

1220 days ago


Woot!!! now only bout 4 more to go and then I don't hear or see those stupid movies/tv shows. Come on god get a move on it!!!

1220 days ago


At least he didn't hit another car or run over somebody, this very easily could have killed more people than just the two in the Porsche. Dunn was old enough to know better than to drink and drive and his passenger shouldn't have gotten into the car with them. The loss is tragic for their loved ones. But hopefully people will learn a lesson from Dunn's mistakes.

1220 days ago


My heart and prayers go out to Ryan and his family and the family of Zachary. I'm pretty sure the coroner's report will show alcohol was a contributing factor in this tragic crash. Such a waste of 2 lives.

1220 days ago


Did they die from crashing or cooking?

1220 days ago

Harry Sarwari    

Drinking, smoking, whoring, what's next ?

1220 days ago


Darwin Lives!

1220 days ago


Dumb and Dumber. Dead and Deader. Great friend!!!

1220 days ago


Sympathies should be to his family and his passengers family. Roger Ebert is right and shouldn't be condemned for it. Haven't seen an actual argument worth debating over that yet. You may not like what he said and it's too soon for the family to agree but once they begin to accept what happened, they prevent it from happening to someone else's loved ones.

1220 days ago

Kartrashian Klown    

People need to stop judging.

1220 days ago

Kartrashian Klown    

I mean, people are disrespecting the dead and insulting them, and others are making fun of how they died on the fire and stuff..people just need to chill and show some respect for the dead. People are so rude and disrespectful.

1220 days ago


but Female Prostitutes are ok???

Mary 6 hours 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)

1220 days ago


and whatever, everyone judges. did someone say 3 beers and 3 shots? even if this dude was 240lbs, over .08BAC in PA.

legally drunk.

1220 days ago
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