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Occurred : 7/4/2003 22:15 (Entered as : 07/04/2003 22:15)
Reported: 5/21/2005 10:13:35 PM 22:13
Posted: 5/24/2005
Location: Port St. Lucie, FL
Shape: Fireball
Duration:1 minute
Red Orb type ball crashing or descending

On the night of July 4th 2003, as our city fireworks display had just completed for about ten minutes,my stepson,wife and myself watched for approximately on minute a red glowing ball moving at an estimated speed of about 400-500 mph approching from about 5 miles or more directly to the south of our location, moving in a 5 to 10 degree decline, starting from 4000 to 5000 feet at first notice, finishing at 400 to 500 feet high,in a straight northerly direction,no more than 1/4 mile away and in direct lineup with Us highway #1. As this ball passed, it displayed a dimming and brightening quality,somewhat like a slow pulsing, and also had a slightly visible "vapor trail" following behind it, just as normally seen on the edges of fast moving jets. My stepson started to become concerned as i was about to explain to myself and him that it was most likely a falling star, and not a firework, as I have never seen a firework to originate from above and fall down at such kind of a trajectory.Although it did seem at first to look much like a fireball falling in from space, we never heard any noise whatsoever, and just before it passed to our north and continued descending below the visible line of our site,a smaller red ball suddenly, and very quickly,seemed to fly straight down,at no angle whatsoever from the larger ball and disappeared to the east and upwards within seconds.At this point physical laws and simple logical thought has to completely dismiss the possibility of any firework or falling star possibility. I feel the real possibility that we have witnessed a disabled craft of some sort just before crashing, and never have seen any report to that effect, although many had to witness this event as it was on a very busy night of people outside during this event, and over top of a very busy highway.