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Occurred : 4/11/1984 21:30 (Entered as : 04/11/1984 21:30)
Reported: 11/5/2006 10:39:57 PM 22:39
Posted: 12/7/2006
Location: Southwest City, MO
Shape: Light
Duration:12 minutes
The witness was sitting in his pick up truck talking on the CB radio when he noticed strange lights at the back of the property for which he was caretaker. The lights appeared to be seven or eight feet off the ground, extremely bright, and coming from a stand of trees about a quarter of a mile from the house.

Thinking someone was either poaching deer or stealing cattle, he hobbled into the house (broken leg) got his shotgun and drove his truck through the rain soaked grass toward the gate at the rear of the east pasture and the lights. As he neared the gate and the lights everything went black.

When he came to he was dizzy. His truck would not start. He was so disoriented he couldn’t figure out where he was. He called for help on the CB, "I don’t know where I am." His wife responded on the CB that he was out at the back gate in the east pasture. Again he said he didn’t know where he was. Others heard him on the CB and told him to turn on his lights. He did, only now he was in the west pasture a half mile from the gate and where he had seen the lights. How did you get there his wife asked? I dont know, he replied.

The two pastures, one east and one west, are separated by a deep tree filled hollow running north to south almost the entire length of the property. According to the witness’ wife, he could not get from one side of the property to the other without passing the house or going through the hollow. If he had passed the house she would have would have seen and heard him, which she hadn’t. And going through the thick tree filled hollow in a truck would be impossible.

The CBers who had been hearing this recounted that they had heard him say that the truck was spinning and there was a great deal of intererence on the radio. Concerned, they went to the house to see if they could help. When they arrived the witness had managed to drive back to the house and seemed less disoriented. The CBers drove out to the pasture and found only one set of truck tracks. They then walked the field to see if they could see any broken trees in the hollow which they didn’t. They also examined the witness for head trauma which he did not have. The sheriff was called and a report filed.

After the incident the witness reported that his alternator and voltage regulator had stopped working. He also stated that his watch had lost 12 minutes of time. The witness and wife both stated that they could find no way for the truck to be moved other than it was lifted and put down in the other pasture.

Report taken by B. Becker - May 20, 1984 -

((NUFORC Note: We express our sincere gratitude to the MISSOURI INVESTIGATORS GROUP, and to its Director, BARBARA BECKER, for their having shared this report with our Center. If you have had a sighting in Missouri, please consider contacting that organization, at the website above, to share your sighting with their investigators, in addition to submitting a report to NUFORC. Thank you!! PD)