Ballardsville man dies in Ky. 393 crash

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By The Staff

Police are investigating the cause of a single-vehicle crash on Ky. 1818 early Saturday morning that left a Ballardsville man dead.

The operator of a 1999 Chevy pickup, David S. Talbott of Ballardsville, died at the scene.

According to police, Talbott, 37, was traveling on Ky. 1818 east of Ky. 393 about 12:30 a.m. when his vehicle left the north edge of the roadway, crossed the center line and left the south side of the roadway.

The vehicle overturned as it traveled down an embankment and Talbott who was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected.

Police are continuing an investigation of the crash.