Ryan Dunn twice over drink-drive limit at time of fatal accident
Monday, June 27, 2011
Televison starwas twice over the legal at the time of last Monday's car accident that killed him and a friend. The pair died when Dunn's left the road and crashed into a tree causing the car to burst into flames. Police have determined that the vehicle was travelling at speeds between 132 and 140 mph.
The accident occurred in West Chester, Pennsylvania where the legal drink drive limit is a blood alcohol reading of 0.08. Toxicology results show that Dunn had a blood alcohol level of 0.196. The star had previously been caught drink-driving in 2005.
Dunn made a name for himself after appearing in the television series. He starred in the TV series as well as the three follow on films that were produced. Recently he had also began to present his own television shows and .
Tributes have been paid Dunn by several of his co-workers and friends. Creator of Jackass Twitter he was "devastated" by the death of his friend.described him as a "brother" and rock band asked fans to raise a glass to Dunn during a concert on Wednesday. The band's bassist, Jared Followill, said on
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