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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 9/12/2006 16:15 (Entered as : 09/12/06 16:15)
Reported: 9/14/2006 12:25:28 PM 12:25
Posted: 10/30/2006
Location: Hinkley, IL
Shape: Triangle
Duration: 1 minute
Strange triangular structure floating across the sky.

It was a cloudy, over cast day with clouds or fog very low in the sky. It had been raining on and off all day and the rain had stop at this point in the day, but the air was thick and heavy. I was on my way home from work driving south on Somonauk Rd. just a mile south of Hinckley, IL. An object in the sky just above my truck caught my eye. It was moving across the road from the west side of the road to the east and was almost directly above me. I slowed the truck down and rolled down the window to get a better look at it since I was passing directly below it. It was not very high in the sky, maybe 10 feet higher than the telephone poles and was a triangular shape. It was moving relatively slow maybe 20 mph. At first glance it looked kind of like the top of a cell phone tower. It had a very simple structural look to it. It kind of looked like a silver and bronze metal I beam structure in the shape of a triangle. There was a lot of structural frame work holding the center which was more solid and circular shaped. Each corner of the triangle had a smaller metal looking beam that came down a few feet but angled in towards the center of the object. I didn't notice any sounds or lights or smoke or anything. It just was floating across the sky heading east above the corn fields. I have no idea what it was; I have never seen anything like it. I stayed and watched it move further away from me until I couldn't see it anymore. As I started to drive on down the road I was kind of freaked out and I had this strange feeling that is hard to describe. I guess I would describe it as a depression or a sadness that only lasted a few minutes. It was very strange. I have gone home from work the same way the last few days and I have made a point at looking to see if I was just seeing some kind of optical allusion or something, but I can't find anything in that area that resembles what I saw that afternoon. I just know that I saw something strange in the sky that I have never seen in my life before.