Tamara ‘Sunny’ Sytch, WWE Hall of Famer, charged in fatal drunken crash that killed former Florida teacher

Tamara Sytch, who wrestled under the stage name “Sunny” on her way to the WWE Hall of Fame, was charged Friday in connection with a fatal car accident on March 25.

Sytch, 49, had a blood alcohol level of .280, more than triple the legal limit, when he failed to stop at a traffic light in Ormond Beach, Florida, crashing into a car that then crashed into the car he had. ahead at the intersection, according to police.

The driver of the second car, Julian Lafrancis Lasseter, 75, a former teacher, was rushed to hospital and pronounced dead.

“Our hearts go out to the Lasseter family who lost their loved one in such a tragic event,” Ormond Beach Police Chief Jesse Godfrey said in a statement at the time.

Sytch was arrested Friday and charged with one count of DUI causing death, one count of causing death while operating a vehicle with a suspended or revoked driver’s license, four counts of DUI causing injury to a person and three counts of DUI that caused property damage. the Ormond Beach Police Department announced Saturday.

She was released on $227,500 bond Saturday afternoon, according to online jail records.

Sytch, considered WWE’s first diva, was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2011. Her lengthy rap sheet includes multiple DUIs, robberies and terroristic threats after threatening to murder her partner with a pair of scissors.

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