Chagrin Falls pumpkin roll: The Halloween tradition on Grove Hill

Oct. 26, 2017: Pumpkin carnage was everywhere. Slimy, orange guts covered Grove Hill in what has become a Halloween season tradition known as the Chagrin Falls pumpkin roll.

CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio -- Pumpkin carnage was everywhere.

Slimy, orange guts covered Grove Hill in what has become a Halloween season tradition known as the Chagrin Falls pumpkin roll.

A crowd of students tossed the pumpkins down the hill overnight, before sliding through the gooey gourds in winter sleds.

What started as a prank in 1967 with stolen pumpkins has evolved into more of an accepted event with many being donated.

The pumpkin roll was the focus of a recently produced documentary.

Police, who were on scene for the pumpkin roll, say one person was arrested for intoxication.

See photos of the 2017 pumpkin roll:

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