Celebrity plastic surgeon Dr. Frank Ryan dies in car accident aged 50
Tuesday, August 17, 2010
to the stars has died in a car accident at age 50. It is reported that the Jeep Ryan was driving crashed over the side of the and landed on rocks. Lifeguards were first on the scene and unsuccessfully tried to rescue Ryan. It is thought that no other vehicle was involved in the incident.
Dr. Ryan, a celebrity in his own right, performed plastic surgery on several stars including, , and . He appeared on several television shows and became one of the first people to perform plastic surgery on television in 1995.
A representative for Janice Dickinson released a statement about the death of Ryan. She said "Janice is deeply, deeply anguished! She is stunned and wants the world to know what a genius Dr. Ryan was."
Ryan was traveling with his pet dog at the time of the crash; the dog was found seriously injured in the ocean and was transported to a local veterinarian. Dr. Ryan was pronounced dead at the scene.
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