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Occurred : 10/8/2016 21:30 (Entered as : 10/08/16 21:30)
Reported: 9/11/2017 1:42:45 PM 13:42
Posted: 9/12/2017
Location: Polk, OH
Shape: Sphere
Duration:30 seconds
Bright strange moving light

Oct 8, 2016. I was locked out of my house and car waiting for police to arrive. I was standing in my yard in a very rural area, mostly Amish neighbors, no street lights, rarely see cars come down the road.

It was very dark and I was looking to the west waiting to see headlights of the police car I was expecting, when I saw a very bright, large ball of yellow light outlined with a thin green light in the sky. It fell straight down rather slow, much slower than meteors I have seen before. It fell for a couple seconds then paused briefly. It then took a sharp right turn. traveling north in a straight line, then shot rapidly down and to the left in a slightly curved trajectory and then shot straight away moving west, directly away from me. The entire event took 4-6 seconds with the initial falling and pause lasting more than 80% of the duration of the sighting. The last half of the sighting was very fast.