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Occurred : 9/4/2016 03:40 (Entered as : 09/04/2016 03:40)
Reported: 9/18/2016 11:27:10 AM 11:27
Posted: 9/22/2016
Location: Northbrook, IL
Shape: Light
Duration:2-3 seconds
Sept. 4 2016, a bright white light streaks over Northbook from west to east

On September 4th at approximately 3:40am I was driving east on Illinois 68 (Dundee Rd). I was just west of and approaching the local post office (60062) and approximately 0.5 miles west of Illinois 43 (Waukegan Rd.} I noted, and was literally startled/frightened as a bright white light appeared from behind on the driver’s side of the car {north}. The light appeared to be traveling east with a slight northern pitch. It seemed to be coming from a higher altitude to a lower altitude with I would say a 5-degree angle with a slight arc rather than straight line of descent as it came into and disappeared from my view over the tree tops of the Somme Prairie Nature Preserve.

The sighting lasted 2-3 seconds at most. I heard no sound, an am unable to accurately describe the distance the light was from myself or the speed it was traveling. The object had no aura and left no trail nor had a trail of light such that a rocket would have.

I am male, age 49, and a Registered Nurse. I was returning home from a friends on this early morning.