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Ryan Dunn: 11 drinks, not 8, before he got behind the wheel

June 24, 2011 | 10:21 pm

Johnny Knoxville at the Ryan Dunn memorial service

Ryan Dunn may have had 11 drinks after 10:30 p.m. Sunday before getting into the fiery high-speed crash that killed the "Jackass" costar and passenger Zachary Hartwell, a Philadelphia news station said Friday.

The bar was aware of two beers and six shots that Dunn was served by the bartender over four hours, but didn't know about an additional three drinks given to him by fans after Dunn and his friends moved to a table at the back of the establishment, according to Fox 29 News.

Staff from the bar have said Dunn didn't appear to be drunk. Eight drinks over four hours would have put his blood-alcohol level at 0.10, said investigators who had pieced together a timeline of Dunn and Hartwell's final hours.

Dunn, 34, left the bar with Hartwell, 30, at 2:21 a.m, staying in the car while Hartwell got food at a convenience store, investigators said. The "Jackass" daredevil had not eaten while he was at the bar.

Traveling 130 mph to 140 mph, the Porsche left the road and crashed into a tree at 2:38 a.m. Both men died from the impact and the resulting fire, the coroner said.

Family and friends -- including Bam Margera and Johnny Knoxville of "Jackass" and actors Glenn Howerton and Rob McElhenney from "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" -- remembered Dunn at a private memorial service in West Chester, Pa., that lasted more than four hours Wednesday, MTV said

Dunn will be buried in Ohio, where he was born. The website of the funeral home that handled the private service said plans for a public memorial service would be announced later.


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Photo: Johnny Knoxville, left, was among the friends and family members who gathered privately in West Chester, Pa., on June 22, 2011, to remember Ryan Dunn, who died in a car crash earlier in the week. April Margera, mother of Bam Margera, is seen in the gray dress, right. Credit: Amy Dragoo / Daily Local News / Associated Press