According to TMZ, Ryan was driving on Pacific Coast Highway on Monday afternoon when his jeep went over the side of the road. They report, "The Ventura County Fire Department tried hoisting Ryan using a helicopter, but the attempt was called off. Ryan was pronounced dead at the scene."
Ryan, 50, was trapped inside the vehicle and suffered massive head injuries. Just before the accident, Ryan tweeted, "After 25 years of driving by, I finally hiked to the top of the giant sand dune on the pch west of Malibu. Much harder than it looks! Whew!"
After the news of his death, Heidi tweeted, "I am devastated to hear the news of Dr. Frank Ryan's death. He was the most amazing person I have ever known. He was an angel and changed my..."
Ryan had worked on many celebrities during his career, including Gene Simmons, Shauna Sand and Vince Neil.
May he rest in peace.