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Jackass Star Bam Margera’s Mom Says Ryan Dunn’s Death Is Like She’s ‘Lost A Son’

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By Cliff Renfrew
Radar Staff Reporter

Bam Margera’s mom April has told RadarOnline.com: “I felt like I lost one of my own sons when I heard that Ryan Dunn died.”

An emotional April Margera has not been able to speak to her own famous son yet following the tragic death of his best friend during a horrific car crash around 2.38 am Monday on Route 322 and New Street in West Goshen Township, PA.

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A tearful April revealed: “We just found out a few hours ago – it is the worst possible news.

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“I have not been able to talk with Bam as he is in Arizona but I cannot believe that his friend is dead – I felt like I lost one of my own sons when I heard that Ryan Dunn had died.

“Ryan was a wonderful person he really was the sweetest and nicest guy – he was like my extra son, everybody loved him.

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“He had a longterm girlfriend and she will be absolutely devastated – she has turned off her phone just now.

“It’s just so sad we cannot believe Ryan has gone – I’m too upset to say anything else just now.”

Ryan celebrated his last birthday on Saturday, June 11.

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Dunn appeared in all of the Jackass movies, but his first appearance was particularly memorable. Jackass: The Movie featured a skit in which Dunn placed a toy car up his rectum. He then visited a doctor and complained of pain, only for the doctor to take x-rays and discover that a small car was lodged inside his body.

Authorities revealed Monday that Dunn was the driver of the car, a Porsche 911 GT3, involved in the deadly smash, which was “fully engulfed in flames” when authorities arrived at the crash scene.

Dunn appeared in all of the Jackass movies.

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