Napoleonville – On January 30, 2022, shortly after 3:00 am, Louisiana State Police Troop C was notified of a single-vehicle serious injury crash on Louisiana Highway 308 near Louisiana Highway 1010. The crash ultimately claimed the life of 18-year-old Gaige Talbot of Thibodaux.
The preliminary investigation revealed Talbot was traveling north on LA Hwy 308 in a 2006 Mitsubishi Galant. For reasons still under investigation, Talbot crossed the centerline, traveled off the roadway to the left, and struck a culvert before coming to rest.
Talbot was not restrained at the time of the crash and suffered severe injuries. He was transported to a nearby hospital where he later died.
A toxicology sample was collected from Talbot and submitted for analysis. This crash remains under investigation.