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Tweeting May Have Caused Death of Heidi Montag's Plastic Surgeon

August 18, 2010 (3:44 am) GMT
Dr. Frank Ryan who was pronounced dead at the scene reportedly was texting shortly before driving his car off the cliff on his way home.

The plastic surgeon who famously transformed with 10 cosmetic procedures in one day has been killed in a car crash. Dr. Frank Ryan, who worked in Beverly Hills, died on Monday, August 16 after his jeep crashed down a cliff off California's Pacific Coast Highway. He was pronounced dead at the scene, according to TMZ.com.

Ryan hit headlines earlier this year after he performed multiple operations on "" star, giving her a complete make-over in just 24 hours. Montag underwent surgery on her nose, cheekbones and chin, as well as enduring an eyebrow lift and breast enlargement, among other procedures. Ryan also boasted other famous patients including and Vince Neil.

In a new development, Ryan's ex-girlfriend said the doctor was using his phone shortly before the accident. Charmaine Blake said, "He lived up in Malibu on a tiny street and he was texting while driving and he accidentally went over the cliff." Investigators informed his family that Ryan was tweeting before the crash but CHP Officer Steven Reid said, "It is one of the elements that we are investigating."

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