Ryan Dunn Remembered by Johnny Knoxville, Jackass Crew in MTV Special

Entertainment Nov. 18, 2011 AT 10:11AM
Ryan Dunn Remembered by Johnny Knoxville, Jackass Crew in MTV Special Credit: Craig Barritt/WireImage.com; Eddie Malluk/WireImage.com

Gone but never forgotten.

MTV will air a one-hour special in tribute to Jackass' Ryan Dunn, who died at age 34 in a Pennsylvania car accident in June.

MTV announced that the special will give viewers an imitate look into Dunn's life, from his early years in Ohio to his adventures with Bam Margera, Johnny Knoxville and the Jackass crew, to his untimely death as a result of drunk driving and speeding.

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The tribute will also feature never-before-seen footage from Viva La Bam, Jackass and additional projects.

Knoxville, 32, told MTV why he wanted to be involved with the special. "I still can't believe he's gone but we wouldn't trust anyone else with this, so we are doing the best we can for Ryan, his family, friends, and everyone who loved him," he said.

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This isn't the first time the Jackass gang has honored Dunn's memory. Shortly after his death in June, Jackass costar Rick Kosick cut together a touching tribute to their friend.

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"He was willing to do whatever it takes [to make people laugh]," Margera, 32, said of Dunn. "[He was] fearless, self-deprecating...I think we liked hearing people say that we're crazy."

Dunn was driving at least 130 miles an hour, with an astonishing blood alcohol level of .196 when he crashed his Porsche 911 GT3. According to a toxicology report released, he was indeed driving drunk when he and passenger Zachary Hartwell perished in the fiery crash. Dunn's blood-alcohol level was twice the legal limit for Pennsylvania drivers.

The "Ryan Dunn Tribute Special" will air Nov. 28 at 10:30 p.m. EST on MTV.

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