“Jackass” Death Notice Sells for $11,100

The bidding for the death notice of Ryan Dunn, from his hometown newspaper The Daily News, ended yesterday at more than $11,000.

By Kevin McCarthy
|  Friday, Jun 24, 2011  |  Updated 7:46 PM CDT
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A total of 18 eBay users bid on the Tuesday edition of Ryan Dunn's hometown newspaper, Chester County's Daily Local, with the headline, 'Jackass' Star Killed.

The bidding ended Thursday morning, with the anonymous winner taking home the paper for $11,100.

Bidding started at $9.99.

The seller is listed as jayne918 from West Chester, Pa.

Dunn, 34, was killed early Monday morning when his Porsche flew over a guardrail in West Goshen Township, Pa.

New details have emerged since the crash, including a police report that says Dunn was legally drunk when he got behind the wheel. Investigators say he was driving over 130 MPH when his Porsche skidded off Route 322, into a wooded area and burst into flames.

Dunn and his passenger, 30-year-old Zachary Harwell both died.

The accident happened only 100 yards from Harwell's home.

A private viewing was held for Dunn on Wednesday. He'll be buried in his home state of Ohio.

A private funeral is being held Saturday for Hartwell, who was a newlywed.
 

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