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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 11/19/2004 23:00 (Entered as : 11/19/2004 23:00)
Reported: 11/22/2004 6:24:04 PM 18:24
Posted: 12/3/2004
Location: Salem/Montrose (between), SD
Shape: Light
Characteristics: The object left a trail
Light explodes in sky above Canistota, SD.

I am not sure of the exact time, however I do for sure know that It was on the night of 11/19/04. It must have been around the time of 22:30 to 23:30 I am guessing. I was driving on a gravel road heading south. I was just a couple miles north of highway 38, in between Salem and Montrose, SD.

Anyway, I as I was driving I noticed a bright, white light, a little bigger than a star falling up in the southeastern part of the sky. It appeared to be above Canistota. I saw it falling for about 2 seconds when it exploded! When it exploded, there may have been about 3 or 4 pieces of the object that broke apart and flew in opposite directions, and there was a small flash of light around it. The flash of light appeared about the size of nickel at arms length.

I dont know if this was just a mere star exploding, or, if it was something else.

I know it says not to put any personal info on this, but, if you also saw the object and want to contact me, please call 605-((number deleted)) and ask for ((name deleted)), or email me at ((e-address deleted)) Thank you.