Volusia County

WWE Hall of Famer ‘Sunny’ arrested after deadly crash in Ormond Beach, police say

ORMOND BEACH, Fla. — A former World Wrestling Entertainment superstar has been arrested after a crash in Ormond Beach that left one person dead, according to police.

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Officers said Tamara Lynn Sytch was arrested Friday after an ongoing investigation into a deadly crash on March 25 involving three cars.


The crash occurred around 8:28 p.m. on U.S. Highway 1, just north of State Road 40 and led to the death of Julian Lasseter.

According to police, two of the cars involved in the crash were stopped at a red light when the third car, driven by Sytch, failed to stop and collided directly with the back of one of the stopped cars, forcing it into the other.

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Sytch, who went by the ring name “Sunny” in the WWE, was taken to Halifax Health Medical Center to be treated after the crash.

According to a report, Sytch’s blood was taken by a search warrant served shortly after the time of the crash. Her blood-alcohol level was found to be 3 ½ times the legal limit while driving, police said.

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Police said Sytch has been charged with several counts, including DUI causing death, causing death while driving with a suspended license, DUI causing injury to a person and DUI causing property damage.

Officers said this is still an active investigation and more details will be released Monday.

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