Former WWE star Tammy Sytch charged with DUI manslaughter, faces long sentence

WWE Hall of Famer Tammy Sytch has been charged with DUI Manslaughter and could spend the rest of her life behind bars.

On March 25, the ex-wrestler was involved in a fatal car crash. According to The Ormond Beach Observer in Florida, Sytch did not stop when told to.

As per a police report quoted by The New York Post, she was moving “at a high rate of speed.” This resulted in her crashing into a stationary vehicle, which, from the impact, hit a third car in front.

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The driver of the first car was a 75-year-old-man. The crash resulted in him sustaining severe injuries leading to his eventual passing in hospital.

Tammy Sytch DUI manslaughter

As per Wrestling, the 49-year-old has been charged with nine separate crimes. These include DUI causing the death of a person (DUI Manslaughter), driving with a suspended or revoked license (causing death or serious injury) and seven counts of DUI causing damage to a person or property.

The charge of DUI Manslaughter could see her face just four years, but the maximum she could go down for is 30, plus $10,000 in fines. Consequently, If she were to serve the most severe punishment, she wouldn’t come out of prison until her late seventies.

At the peak of her powers, ‘Sunny’ captivated wrestling fans around the globe with her strong screen presence. After receiving the accolade of ‘the first diva’, she earned her place in the history books. However, her legacy has fallen by the wayside in recent times.

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She served over a year in prison in 2020 after she eluded a police officer, violated a restraining order and drove without a license. Furthermore, In January 2020, police arrested Sytch for making terroristic threats and possessing illegal weapons.

A month later, the authorities had to arrest her in New Jersey for several driving-related crimes. These included careless and reckless driving, driving without a license, being behind the wheel under the influence, and not wearing a seat belt.

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