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Occurred : 4/20/2000 19:00 (Entered as : 04/20/00 7:00 pm)
Reported: 7/18/2000 11:39
Posted: 7/23/2000
Location: Burlington Township, IL
Shape: Triangle
Duration:1 hour
I was driving South on Rt. 23 just prior to dusk when I noticed luminous objects to the East. I decided to investigate and travelled East off Plank Rd. As I approached the objects appeared to hover and rome the countryside. By the time I arrived at the location of these objects the sun had set, and the objected appeared as orbs of light. I parked my car and I got out to observe these lights. There was no noise emitted from these orbs. Then I saw a triangle approaching from the Southeast. It was an equalateral trianle, and I estimated the legs to be 100 to 150 ft across. It was densely metallic and black in coloration. There were lights in each of the three corners of the triangle. The object came extremely close, and then it stopped completely in mid air. Then I stood in disbelief as it emitted an orb of light. It seemed to materialize out of thin air! So, the source of the mysterious lights I had seen previous to the triangle had been emitted by the triangle itself. The orb then floated soundlessly over my car and drifted over the cornfields. The black triangle then floated away until it disappeared over the horizon.