Miss: 'Jackass' daredevil Ryan Dunn dies

"Jackass" star Ryan Dunn was drunk, with a blood-alcohol level of more than twice the legal limit, when his car sped through a guardrail in June, crashed into a tree and went up in flames, killing him and his passenger, Zachary Hartwell, in Pennsylvania. News of his death <a href="http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/gossip/2011/06/roger-ebert-ryan-dunn-bam-margera-jackass-apology.html" target="blank">sparked a war</a> between "Jackass" costar Bam Margera, who downplayed his friend's blood alcohol level as a cause of the crash, and noted film critic <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB004213" title="Roger Ebert" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/roger-ebert-PECLB004213.topic">Roger Ebert</a>. Ebert enraged many in the blogosphere with a tweet implying that Dunn was drinking and driving before official reports were released, and the backlash resulted in him issuing an apology for his words.

( Jorge Herrera / AP; Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times )

"Jackass" star Ryan Dunn was drunk, with a blood-alcohol level of more than twice the legal limit, when his car sped through a guardrail in June, crashed into a tree and went up in flames, killing him and his passenger, Zachary Hartwell, in Pennsylvania. News of his death sparked a war between "Jackass" costar Bam Margera, who downplayed his friend's blood alcohol level as a cause of the crash, and noted film critic Roger Ebert. Ebert enraged many in the blogosphere with a tweet implying that Dunn was drinking and driving before official reports were released, and the backlash resulted in him issuing an apology for his words.

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