“I felt like I lost one of my own sons,” she told RadarOnline.com.
“We just found out of a few hours ago—it is the worst possible news. I have not been able to talk with Bam as he is in Arizona but I cannot believe that his friend is dead – I felt like I lost one of my own sons when I heard that Ryan Dunn had died.”
Dunn passed away after a fatal car crash in Township, Pennsylvania at 2:38 a.m.
“He had a longterm girlfriend and she will be absolutely devastated - she has turned off her phone just now. It’s just so sad we cannot believe Ryan has gone - I’m too upset to say anything else just now.”
Local officials said that, because of the severity of the crash, they were unable to identify the other passenger in the vehicle, but we able to identify Dunn by his tattoos and facial hair.
Dunn celebrated his last birthday only weeks before—on June 11. He appeared in all three Jackass movies and recently started a gig as co-host of G4’s Proving Ground, which debuted last week.