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Occurred : 9/4/2011 04:00 (Entered as : 09/04/11 4:00)
Reported: 9/7/2011 11:05:12 PM 23:05
Posted: 10/10/2011
Location: Dallas, TX
Shape: Fireball
Duration:instantaneously
Bright, white, continuously burning light ball speeding over downtown Dallas.

September 4th, 2011 - Somewhere around 4/4:30 am, as I turned the corner onto a local street near my home, a “light ball” sped overhead across the sky from behind my vehicle toward downtown Dallas (Texas). The basic direction was from WSW to ENE - horizontally, and fairly low.

This object consisted of a single, bright, white, continuously burning light. Size was indeterminate but it was rather large, much like a small meteor. The speed would suggest a falling star or meteor and was out of sight as quickly as either, however, neither travel horizontally or as low as this object did. It was far too fast to be a helicopter or airplane. I had the windows rolled up and the radio on, preventing me from hearing any sound associated with this object.

I considered the possibility that it may have been a street light reflection off the windshield. However, I turn this corner every single morning at approximately the same time and, not only have I never seen something like this before, there is no street light nearby.

In my 55 years I’ve never seen anything like this and the hour may be prohibitive for many others to have witnessed this object. I would really like to know what it was that I saw and if anyone else had witnessed it. If this object was one of our own aircraft then it is something that hasn’t been made public and very advanced.