Tammy Lynn Sytch, commonly known by her in-ring name Sunny, is no stranger to DUI charges. Last year saw him go on trial for a DUI charge of manslaughter. As previously reported, Sytch had a fatal involvement Three car accident. One of the parties involved in the car crash, identified as Julian LaFrancis Lasseter Jr. of Daytona Beach Shores, was taken to Halifax Health Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. Now, Sunny is still facing the repercussions of her decision.
According to a report of PW Insider, the Circuit Court of the Seventh Judicial Circuit in and for Volusia County, Florida, officially added a third defendant in the civil suit filed Jan. 17 against Tammy Lynn Sich and her fiance, James Paint. The third defendant was Ultimate Motor Cars, LLC, the company from which Sitch was financing the vehicle involved in the three-car traffic incident.
Whitney Hill, Lasseter’s daughter, submitted a motion on January 9 to allow Ultimate Motor Car to be allowed by the court, and the court agreed. Lasseter’s estate indicated that after further investigation, they now believe Ultimate Motor Cars, LLC “may bear some of the blame” for Lasseter’s death.
According to the amended version of the complaint, Tammy Lynn Sytch “initiated the purchase of a white 2012 Mercedes-Benz E-Class from Ultimate Motor Cars on or about February 3, 2022.” That was just weeks before Sytch was arrested on February 24, 2022 in New Jersey for DUI and driving with a suspended or revoked license. According to the suit, Sytch gave Ultimate Motor Cars $8,000 in cash as a down payment, with the remainder of the transaction to be financed “through a finance company.”
“On or about March 14, 2022, Defendant SYTCH and Defendant PENTE applied as co-applicants to purchase a 2012 Mercedes-Benz from Defendant Ultimate Motor Cars.
Attached to the 2012 Mercedes-Benz sales contract was a vehicle bailment agreement that stated: “Pending consumer credit approval.[s] By the lending institution and closing of the sales contract…Delivery of the vehicle by the seller Herbie [sic] Made for consumers[s] As a benefit to consumers[s]. . Said the vehicle will remain the dealer’s property. Please see the surety agreement for the delivery of vehicles, attached hereto as Exhibit “A” (emphasis added). Both SYTCH and PENTE have signed this agreement
On March 14, 2022, Ultimate Motor Cars allowed SYTCH to drive his car while using a dealer tag. See Florida Statutes §320.13.
Ultimate Motor Cars requested SYTCH’s driver’s license, and in response, SYTCH produced a government-issued ID to Ultimate Motor Cars marked “For Identification Only” with the ID expiring on January 22, 2022.
The identification card SYTCH produced at Ultimate Motor Cars was not only a valid driver’s license but it was a clear indication to Ultimate Motor Cars that SYTCH did not have a valid driver’s license. Despite this, Ultimate Motor Cars allowed SYTCH to drive his vehicle with a dealer tag when it had actual knowledge that SYTCH was not authorized to drive the vehicle.
Eleven days later, on March 25, 2022, defendant SYTCH was intoxicated and operating a 2012 Mercedes-Benz Ultimate Motor Cars owned by N. was southbound on Yonge Street, at or near the intersection of W. Granada Beach with Ormond Boulevard. Volusia County, Florida.
Defendant SYTCH operated a motor vehicle with the consent, express or implied, of Defendant Ultimate Motor Car. “
According to the amended lawsuit, Lasseter’s family believes ownership of the car falls with Ultimate Motor Cars. As such, Ultimate Motors will be liable for damages.
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