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Occurred : 7/4/2006 22:00 (Entered as : 7/4/06 22:00)
Reported: 6/15/2010 10:13:58 PM 22:13
Posted: 6/23/2010
Location: Orland Park, IL
Shape: Triangle
Duration:unk
LARGE TRIANGLE WITH VERY BRIGHT LIGHTS TRAVELING WEST FROM ORLAND PARK IL.

I WAS ON MY WAY TO WORK, I HAD LEFT A 4TH OF JULY PARTY EARLY.

WHILE TRAVELING E. BOUND ON IL I-80 I SAW A LARGE TRIANGULAR OBJECT TO THE NORTHEAST OF MY LOCATION. IT APPEARED TO HAVE A SERIES OF VERY BRIGHT LIGHTS ON THE FRONT 2 SIDES POINTED DIRECTLY AWAY FROM THE SURFACE ON WHICH THEY WERE MOUNTED, NOT DIRECTLY FOREWARD AS ON AIRCRAFT.

THE OBJECT WAS BANKING TO THE SOUTH AT LESS THAT 10 DEGREES. I REMEMBER LOOKING AWAY VERY QUICKLY, ALMOST LIKE MY ATTENTION WAS FORCED AWAY. I STILL REMEMBER WANTING TO LOOK AT IT BUT STILL NOT DOING IT.

I COMPLETLEY FORGOT ABOUT THIS EVENT UNTIL I WAS DRIVING THE SAME ROUTE A FEW MONTHS LATER. I HAVE A VAGUE MEMORY OF STANDING OUTSIDE OF MY TRUCK WATCHING THE OBJECT, BUT ITS IS ALL VERY FUZZY.

THIS WAS IN A VERY POPULATED AREA. IT IS IMPOSSIBLE THAT I WAS THE ONLY ONE TO SEE IT.

I WAS ON TIME FOR WORK THAT NIGHT SO I DO NOT SUSPECT MISSING TIME.

I AM A FORMER POLICE OFFICER AND POLICE CHIEF.