The news was bad from back in my hometown last week.
A former local high school football star, a graduate of my alma mater, died following injuries he sustained in an automobile accident. Incidents of this nature are always tragic, especially when you consider the young man had only graduated high school in 2011.
Blake Hammock, by all accounts, was a talented young man who had a bright future in front of him. His athletic skills helped our school win its first football state championship, something which will always be remembered.
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