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Occurred : 9/18/2009 20:50 (Entered as : 09/18/2009 20:50)
Reported: 9/19/2009 9:20:40 PM 21:20
Posted: 12/12/2009
Location: Preston, MO
Shape: Triangle
Duration:3 to 5 minutes
Ufo in Preston, Mo

My wife and I were driving towards Fristoe, Mo. We noticed an orange fire like streak cross the sky and break up into parts. It then seemed to fizz out. We thought it may have been fireworks or a meteor. About 10 to 20 seconds later we then noticed another one in the distance and we could make out many planes in the sky. As my wife drove I continued to watch the sky. My wife noticed a white light in the distance off the side of the road. As we approached it looked like a white box of sorts about the size of a small house in the sky (about 250 feet?) with square compartments. It flashed slowly on and off and wasn't very bright emmiting a white light. At first I thought it was a radio tower until I noticed it was at the center of a huge football field sized triangle. It seems strange that I wouldn't notice something that large in the sky but it was just a tad darker than the sky and honestly not very noticeable. At each point was a white "star colored" light. ! These lights were also about as bright as stars. They all flashed in unison. As we drove by it seemed as if we were almost under the object and its depth or height was impossible to determine as were features on the triangle. It just seemed like a large black mass that blocked out the stars. The white box also remained centered in the middle of the triangle so I am fairly confident it was all one object. Amazed and unable to look away I noticed more lights very similar to the ones at the points that seemed to crackle all of a sudden flashing on and off quickly at random points around the perimeter of the object. This lasted about 3 seconds and then stopped. The object just hovered motionless with no noise. We couldn't pull over because the shoulder was pretty short, and a vehicle was close to our bumper. My son was also a witness to this. We passed a bend in the road and lost sight of it after we passed. As we approached Preston we noticed 2 or 3 more of those fire streaks ! far in the distance. We then pulled into a gas station in Pre! ston to calm ourselves and discuss what happened. All activity in the skies ceased at this point.(There are only about 2 gas stations in Preston.) I hope there were more witnesses it was amazing.