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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 7/14/2014 21:15 (Entered as : 07/14/2014 21:15)
Reported: 7/16/2014 12:06:16 PM 12:06
Posted: 7/20/2014
Location: Ruskin, FL
Shape: Unknown
Duration: 5 seconds
Characteristics: There were lights on the object
Bright light came into sight in a dark sky and quickly exited 180 degrees without stopping or turning--rapidly!

I finally saw something in a pitch black sky that made the wife and me both say, "What the hell did we just see"?

Coming into sight over the tree line, heading due west, in a dark sky (about 9:15 pm, Monday July 14th), with no other cars in sight, was a bright light looking like it might have been a plane heading for the air force base.

We were traveling North on hwy 41, between Palmetto, Fl, and Ruskin, Fl. Being the only lit object in sight, about 1 mile up, we were both looking right at the light, when it changed direction 180 degrees and was gone in less than a second. It never stopped or made a turn.

I saw a bright whiteish light.

Since the wife wasn’t driving, she spent more time checking it out and said she saw a red light at the bottom of the object.

The whole sighting was only 5 seconds long. Watched it coming into view for about 4 seconds, and then right back out the way it came in, less than a second later.

((NUFORC Note: We spoke via telephone with the witness, and he sounded to us to be quite sober-minded and serious. PD))