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Pumpkin Patrol on lookout for Thruway pranksters
The "Pumpkin Patrol" will be out in force on the New York State Thruway this Halloween, making sure pranksters don't create hazards for drivers.
The all-volunteer patrol assists the New York State Police's Troop T by monitoring overpasses for mischief-makers and keeping a lookout for speeders and drunken drivers.
“Dangerous pranks can quickly turn into tragedy, and these patrols...