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LOGA Founder Don Briggs Hospitalized After Auto Crash; Wife Killed

Photo courtesy of Don Briggs' Facebook

Former Louisiana Oil & Gas Association (LOGA) President Don Briggs was involved in an automobile crash on I-12 near Tangipahoa Parish.

Posted: Oct 28, 2021 8:50 AM
Updated: Oct 28, 2021 9:30 AM

BATON ROUGE, La. –  Former Louisiana Oil & Gas Association (LOGA) President Don Briggs was involved in an automobile crash on I-12 near Tangipahoa Parish.

As a result of the crash, Don Briggs’ wife Nannette, aged 77, suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene of the accident by Tangipahoa officials. Don was taken to the hospital for moderate injuries and is expected to make a full recovery.

In response, Louisiana Oil & Gas Association President Mike Moncla released the following statement:

“I am very saddened to hear of Nannette’s passing yesterday morning. Don has not only been a titan in the Louisiana oil and gas industry, but a close friend to me and my family.

While we are relieved Don escaped without severe injuries, our thoughts and prayers go out to Briggs family as they mourn the loss of their beloved Nanette.

We will continue to update the public on Don’s condition as well as information on funeral proceedings.”

Don Briggs founded the Louisiana Oil & Gas Association (formerly LIOGA) in 1992. His son, Gifford, was the president of LOGA from 2018 to 2020.

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