Fans in shock as Jackass star passes away

A popular star of US TV show Jackass has died aged 59

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by Fiona Day |
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Fans of hit MTV show Jackass have woken up to the sad news that Bam Margera’s uncle Vincent has passed away at the age of 59.

Known as Don Vito to Jackass viewers, the TV star was reportedly suffering from kidney and liver failure.

A relative allegedly told US site TMZ that Mr Margera had slipped into a coma last month.

Vincent Margera appeared in several episodes (MTV)

Bam Margera’s mother later confirmed the news to the website.

Don Vito appeared in the prank show several times as well as going on to appear in nephew Bam’s spinoff show Viva La Bam.

The Jackass group continue to reel from the death of one of their founding members Ryan Dunn in 2011.

The stunt man died in a car crash at the age of 38, leaving co-stars such as Steve-O and Johnny Knoxville grief-stricken.

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