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Occurred : 5/1/2006 22:15 (Entered as : 05/01/2006 22:15)
Reported: 5/1/2006 11:02:00 PM 23:02
Posted: 5/15/2006
Location: Canton, IL
Shape: Triangle
Duration:4 min.
A large black triangle with 3 lights was seen outside of Canton, Illinois on 5-1-06.

I was driving home from work at approximately 10:15pm on May 1, 2006, when I noticed a large object that appeared to be hovering about 20 meters above the tree line north of the road that I was driving on. The object was very large; I would guess it to be about the size of a very large jumbo jet. It was shaped like an isosceles triangle, with steady blue-white lights positioned at each of the points. The object seemed to be black in color and not extremely thick for its size, I would guess it to have been about 6-8 meters in thickness. The most unusual characteristic of the object was a marked lack of engine noise. I stopped the car, and got out to watch the object. I observed the object for about four minuets at about half a football field’s distance during which time the object slowly moved North East at seemingly moderate and steady pace, still without any real engine noise except a slight whirring noise. I then returned to my car and went home unshaken by the experience but contemplating the unusualness of what I had just witnessed.

As far as my background goes, I am a thirty year old male who works retail. I also have a teaching degree in history education from a four year university and work as a substitute teacher in the area.