Pumpkin drop brings out the ghouls (video)
Published: October 28, 2011 07:25AM
Updated: October 27, 2011 08:19PM
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Brian Larson, dressed as "The Man in the Yellow Hat," the caretaker of “Curious George,” drops a pumpkin from the Trolley Square Water Tower during the K-Bull 93 radio pumpkin drop Thursday, October 27, 2011. The object was to drop the pumpkin through the sunroof of a Saturn car, 80 feet below. Larson won the contest, and was awarded a $6,000, 3-night getaway adventure retreat for 4 people to the Gateway Canyons Resort, in Colorado. Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune

Ghosts, zombies and cartoon characters did their best Green Goblin impersonation Thursday during a pumpkin drop at Trolley Square. From the top of the mall’s water tower, the costumed contestants attempted to drop the pumpkin through the sunroof of a Saturn car 80 feet below. K-Bull 93 FM radio put on the contest and awarded a prize of a $6,000, three-night getaway adventure retreat for four people to the Gateway Canyons Resort in Colorado to Brian Larson, who was dressed as “The Man in the Yellow Hat,” the caretaker of “Curious George.”