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Occurred : 11/5/2016 19:35 (Entered as : 11/05/16 19:35)
Reported: 11/5/2016 7:54:25 PM 19:54
Posted: 11/11/2016
Location: Charlestown, RI
Shape: Light
Duration:30 seconds
Basketball size yellowish light crosses my field of vision near rural road intersecion.

As I was driving down a dark back road, not far from my home, I saw a round, yellowish-white light, about the size of a basketball, cross my path, east to west. The ball of light was about 15 feet in the air as I approached an intersection (4 way stop). The speed of the object I would guess was about 25mph. It went beyond my sight to my left.

My former girlfriend told me several years ago about a similar incident regarding an identical object that crossed in front of her field of vision at a rural intersection near the RI/MA border late one night. That object, she related, was at 4 foot height, then crossed the road to climb over a church steeple, and disappear.

I called the local TV station WJAR the next day to report her sighting and the news station manager acknowledged that three other reports of that object in MA were received by the station. He seemed unconcerned about it, not surprisingly. I believe that these 'probes' are more prevalent than is being reported.