Potato Truck Accident Fries Greene County Traffic

Traffic is slow going on a major highway in Greene County after a truck full of potatoes wrecked.

Both lanes of Highway 13 outside of Snow Hill are blocked after the big rig ended up in a ditch. State troopers are on the scene, but there's no word yet on any injuries or how long the highway will be closed.

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  • by Clifton Location: Washington on Sep 26, 2011 at 05:56 PM
    Wonder if the truck went spud spudspud spud and then died.
  • by Anonymous on Sep 26, 2011 at 04:10 PM
    HAHAHAHA That headline is soooo funny......not really.
  • by 2ndstpirate Location: 2nd Street on Sep 26, 2011 at 01:46 PM
    Lest we never forget the saying by A. A. Milne: "If a fellow really likes potatoes, he must be a pretty decent sort of fellow."
  • by rj Location: snow hill on Sep 26, 2011 at 11:39 AM
    not sure about an accident. It looked like the truck was turning around on the road and backed into the ditch. Will take a wrecker to pull it out. Maybe it's clear by now? This happened around 11am.
  • by THE Mr. Potatohead Location: Idaho on Sep 26, 2011 at 11:02 AM
    Wow. After an accident like this, I bet potatoheads will be rolling.......ba da DAH!
  • by Potato & Fries on Sep 26, 2011 at 10:27 AM
    That's a funny title, WITN! "POTATO Truck Accident FRIES Greene County Traffic" LOL!
    • reply
      by anonymous on Sep 26, 2011 at 10:43 AM in reply to Potato & Fries
      You're right, that is so funny!! LOL!!
  • by Sam Location: Kitty Hawk on Sep 26, 2011 at 10:19 AM
    Well maybe they will call it Potato Road.
  • by Paul Location: Snow Hill on Sep 26, 2011 at 10:01 AM
    make sure you test the driver for drugs anything that goes by Snow Hill is on drugs he might being high....
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      by smiley on Sep 26, 2011 at 10:52 AM in reply to Paul
      THAT IS SO WRONG!!
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      by anonymous on Sep 28, 2011 at 05:16 AM in reply to Paul
      This is ignorant. If you don't have something nice to say dont say anything at all.
  • by jerry Location: kinston on Sep 26, 2011 at 09:58 AM
    can anyone say "mashed potatoes?"
    • reply
      by mucho problemo on Sep 26, 2011 at 02:07 PM in reply to jerry
      naw in the south we call it mash taters.
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