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A pumpkin of 1,169 pounds, the year's state record, is dropped onto a Pontiac 6000 from a 175-foot-high crane at Hee Haw Farms in Pleasant Grove, destroying the vehicle. The pumpkin was grown by Matt McConkie, of Mountain Green. The descent speed of the pumpkin reached 67 mph in 3.1 seconds before impact.

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