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'Jackass' Star Ryan Dunn Was Drunk In Fatal Crash, Police Say

The AP reports that "Jackass" star Ryan Dunn was drunk when he and a passenger were killed in a car crash in Pennsylvania. His blood alcohol level was twice the legal limit, according to a toxicology report. The AP adds:

The report said Dunn's blood-alcohol level was 0.196 at the timeof the crash early Monday morning. The legal limit for drivers inthe state is .08.

The report was released Wednesday by West Goshen Township Police.

Police say Dunn may have been going as fast as 140 mph when hisPorsche veered off the roadway, went airborne and crashed into thewoods in a Philadelphia suburb.

As Mark reported, the morning of the crash, Dunn's Twitter page linked to a photo in which "he appears to be enjoying some drinks with friends." Chicago Sun-Times film critic Robert Ebert made a comment about Dunn driving drunk, which caused some controversy.

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