Updated: September 1, 2017


A WOMAN HAS BEEN INDICTED BY THE LAUDERDALE COUNTY GRAND JURY FOR HER ROLE IN A DEADLY FEBRUARY TRAFFIC CRASH.  27 YEAR OLD TIFFANY NICHOLE BALENTINE TURNED HERSELF INTO AUTHORITIES THURSDAY AND WAS RELEASED ON 10,000 DOLLARS BOND.  MEDIA REPORTS INDICATE THE LAUDERDALE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY BELIEVES BALENTINE WAS UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF METHAMPHETAMINE WHEN SHE COLLIDED WITH ROBERT LONG ON HIGHWAY 72 EAST OF FLORENCE.  LONG DIED AS A RESULT OF HIS INJURIES.