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McIntyre v. Balentine
Citation:833 S.W.2d 52 (Tenn. 1992)
Defendant Balentine was traveling south on a highway when he struck the plaintiff who was also traveling south. The parties disputed the exact circumstances of the accident. However, both men had consumed alcohol on the evening of the accident. Evidence also suggested that the defendant was traveling in excess of the posted speed limit.
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