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Occurred : 8/17/2003 01:00 (Entered as : 8-17-03 1:00 am)
Reported: 8/17/2003 12:05:22 AM 00:05
Posted: 8/28/2003
Location: Joliet, IL
Shape: Disk
Duration:30 sec
object changed colors 3 times then sharply took off at incredible speed.

just before rte. 30 on southbound I-55. A SAUCER SHAPED OBJECT HOVERED BETWEEN AN OPENING IN A LARGE CLUSTER OF TREES. PEHAPS 50FT ABOVE GROUND LEVEL. OBJECT HOVERED THE TURNED 3 DIFFERENT SHADES OF COLOR. RED,BLUE,THEN GREEN. AFTER THE CHANGE TO GREEN THE OBJECT THEN ELEVATED SLOWLY ABOUT 25 FT. THEN TOOK OFF AT A VERY SHARP ANGLE INTO THE SKY. AT THIS POINT THE OBJECT WAS TRAVELING AT A SPEED THAT I PERSONALLY THINK COULD NOT BE MEASURED.SUPERSONIC WOULD NOT DO IT JUSTICE.ABSOLUTELY INCREDIBLE SPEED.