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Estate of 'Jackass' star Ryan Dunn sued over crash

Dunn uploaded this picture to his Twitter account on Sunday showing him drinking with Zac Hartwell and another friend just hours before the fatal crash. However, there is no word at this time if alcohol played a role in the crash. (AP Photo/Jorge Herrera)
August 9, 2012 3:19:47 PM PDT
The estate of Ryan Dunn is being sued by the parents of a man who died along with the "Jackass" star in a car crash last year in suburban Philadelphia.

Zachary Hartwell's parents are suing Dunn's estate and the restaurant where Dunn was drinking before he crashed his Porsche 911 GT3 around 3 a.m. on June 20, 2011.

Police say Dunn had a blood-alcohol level more than twice the legal limit for drivers and was going as fast as 140 mph before the one-car crash.

The suit first reported by Courthouse News Service says Dunn was visibly intoxicated and shouldn't have been served by the restaurant. A state police investigation, however, cleared the bar of wrongdoing.

A phone message left for a lawyer for Dunn's estate wasn't immediately returned Thursday


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