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Occurred : 7/31/2000 09:35 (Entered as : 07/31/00 9:35)
Reported: 9/13/2000 12:31
Posted: 2/11/2003
Location: Snohomish, WA
Shape: Fireball
Duration:5 sec.
Bright fireball trailing a little black smoke, headed straight down just SW of Snohomish, WA then vanishes at a few hundred feet.

You requested more information on sighting: I was on hiway 2 heading west, at the first town of Snohomish exit. I was driving a truck and the hiway was going in a sw direction at the time, and looking straight head out the windshield, I saw what appeared to be a fireball, it looked like it was headed straight down and seemed to be traveling too slow to be a meteor, it was very bright and seemed to trail a little black smoke. It then just vanished, at what looked like a few hundred feet above ground. I first reported it was at 10:00, this was just a estimate, it could of very well been at 9:35 as other reports.

((NUFORC Note: Original report appears below. PD))

Summary: I was driving a truck just north of snohomish on hwy 2 and the object was just south of town, it looked like a burning ball of bright l

Description: was driving a truck just north of snohomish on hwy 2 and the object was just south of town, it looked like a burning ball of bright light or fire, trailing a little black smoke, then it just vanished before coming all the way down.

((NUFORC Note: Several other reports for this event. We believe the correct time is approximately 0920 hrs. PD))