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Occurred : 7/24/2004 23:00 (Entered as : 07/24/2004 23:00)
Reported: 7/25/2004 12:32:57 AM 00:32
Posted: 7/25/2004
Location: Lynnwood, WA
Shape: Oval
Duration:3 seconds
Near Seattle, east to west siting, full stop, and then lit large object

July 24, 2004 11:17 pm Driving on I-5 southbound, 405 interchange, before Lynnwood I was a passenger in a car traveling southbound on I-5 when something caught my eye in the night sky. I saw a disturbance in the atmosphere, a streak of thin light appeared at approximately the 11 o’clock position moving east to west in a straight line to the 1 o’clock position at great speeds before it came to a full stop, and it then lit up briefly in a giant symmetrical walnut shape before disappearing.

The best way to describe the intensity of this object when lit, was like a car headlight using its high beams. Very bright, and I got a good look at it. It lit up in a stopped position for about a second and a half and then disappeared.

The entire episode took about 3 seconds.

The driver of the car saw nothing, but was quite disturbed by my reaction to what I saw.

I am a project manager, the driver of the car is an engineer.

((NUFORC Note: We spoke via telephone with this witness, and we found her to be an exceptionally credible witness. He description of the event was quite factual and objective. We suspect that her report is quite accurate. PD))