Dalton's smile will still live on

2022 FHS graduate killed in industrial accident in Cantonment; leaves lasting impression

Shock, disbelief and sadness were the emotions that began hitting the Flomaton community last Wednesday as people learned that the person who died in an industrial accident in Cantonment was 2022 Flomaton High School graduate Dalton Layne Hanks, 19.

Social media and television stations began reporting that someone had been killed about 4:30 p.m. at the Foley Products Company concrete site on North Highway 95A near Quintette Road in Cantonment. Those reports didn't mention a name, other than a man had become entangled in a cement mixer and was killed.

It wasn't long afterwards that people in Fl...