Truckload of potatoes headed to Buffalo up for grabs after crash

WILSON, Wyo. (AP) — A truckload of potatoes is up for grabs after a truck tipped over on a Wyoming highway.

Shacorey Carter was not seriously injured Saturday night when the truck rolled on its side after his brakes failed while coming down a mountain.

The Jackson Hole News and Guide reports 50-pound sacks of potatoes were being given away at the Big Bear Towing shop and there were plenty of potatoes left over.

Kirby Orme, of Big Bear Towing, says the potatoes will be given away until they start to sour, and then they will go to the dump.

The truckload of potatoes was headed to Buffalo, where Carter lives. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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