Friday, June 24, 2011
Pop culture entrepreneurs try to make money on Ebay.
The fiery car crash that killed MTV Jackass star Ryan Dunn in Chester County this week now has local ebay entrepreneurs trying to cash in on the accident. Original copies of several of the region's newspapers are now up for bid on the online auction site. While Dunn was a beloved son of West Chester and obviously loved by his local family and friends, his national celebrity status is being put to the test on the open market. If Ebay is any indication of celebrity, Dunn does not appear to be big worldwide business. Shortly after 9a.m. Friday a dozen "historic" area newspaper front pages blaring news of the accident were up for bid. Only four bids appeared on the Ebay page, the highest for $11.50 for The Phladelphia Daily News edition …
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Toxicology report is released by West Goshen is fatal crash that killed Ryan Dunn.
West Goshen police have confirmed that Ryan Dunn was legally drunk at the time of the car crash that killed him and passenger Zachary Hartwell early Monday morning. The toxicology report released by the Chester County's Coroner's Office states that Dunn had a blood alcohol content level of .196, twice the legal limit of .08. For more details on the police investigation and coroner's report, click here for the full story on West Chester Patch.
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Police identify passenger in the fiery crash that killed Ryan Dunn in West Goshen.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Bob Byrne
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
West Goshen police have now identified 30 year old Zachary Hartwell of West Chester as the passenger who died in the fiery single car crash that also killed Ryan Dunn. Dunn was the co-star of the MTV daredevil show Jackass. The pair died when Dunn's Porsche skidded off the Route 322 bypass and slammed into a tree near route 100 in West Goshen Township just after 2:30 Monday morning. West Goshen police say speed may have been a factor in the crash. Video from the scene shows long skid marks on the pavement where the 2007 Porsche 911 two seater sports car went off the road.
Monday, June 20, 2011
A single car crash claims the life of West Chester's Ryan Dunn and one other on Route 322 in West Goshen.
One of the stars of the MTV daredevil series Jackass is dead following a fiery one car crash Monday morning on the U.S. 322 bypass in the area of Route 100 in West Goshen Township. West Goshen Police confirm Ryan Dunn was at the wheel of the 2007 Porsche 911 GT3 registered in his name. A passenger in the car was also killed. The identity of the other victim has not yet been confirmed. Police received a call about the crash at 2:38 a.m. Monday. According to police, officers arrived to find the car was off the road, down an embankment, and engulfed by flames. Firefighters, police and rescue crews from multiple departments in surrounding areas also responded to the scene of the early morning crash. AOL's Popeater Website posted a photo of …