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Occurred : 7/11/2000 00:30 (Entered as : 7/11/00 24:30)
Reported: 7/12/2000 02:24
Posted: 7/23/2000
Location: Salem (approx. 30 miles north of), OR
Shape: Unknown
Duration:5-8 sec.
Slow moving, horizontally flying object.

While driving North on Interstate-5, I saw what looked at first like an airplaine or helicopter flying horizontally at a somewhat slow speed and very low altitude, but when I looked direcly at it I saw what looked more like a meteor flying horizontally no more than 200-300 feet off the ground and much too slow to have been a meteor.

I shouted to my brother who was in the front passenger seat of my car to look and he saw the object as well. It appeared to loose altitude then suddenly vanished. The object was visible by me for about 5-8 seconds, but could have been there for longer, since I only noticed it after having passed a tall,dense group of trees.

If anyone has any information, please contact me.

Thank You.