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Occurred : 4/27/2016 14:45 (Entered as : 04/27/16 14:45)
Reported: 4/27/2016 1:19:22 PM 13:19
Posted: 4/29/2016
Location: South Kingstown, RI
Shape: Unknown
Duration:2 minutes
Small, gold spinning star-like object above electrical wires

While driving home on US Rt. 1 South in Rhode Island, something caught my eye to left and above me. It was a spinning intermittent bright gold and darker gold star-light object, about 12 inches around. It reminded me of the gold star that we used to put on top of our Christmas trees. I first thought it was something attached to a string and attached to the electrical wires at the other end, but there were no wires. The object was stationary but spinning, about 30 feet above the highest electrical wire below it.

I slowed down to get a better view, thinking then that it might be a small drone, but there were no propellers. It was spinning very fast. I passed it, then looped around to head back to see it again. As I approached to where the object was a flock of birds flew in a burst away from a nearby treeline near the farm house where the object was first sighted. I stopped and looked, but it had moved...possibly to where the birds had flown from. I had to get back home so could not take any connecting streets to Rt. 1 to see if I could located it again. It was just very strange and I have no explanation for it...other than a 'probe' that UFOs have been know to use to gather information while keeping a low profile.

((NUFORC Note: Source of the report describes himself as a public employee. Based on our communication with him, we surmise that he is a very good, and reliable, witness. PD))