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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 5/12/1998 16:00 (Entered as : 05/12/1998 16:00)
Reported: 7/27/2005 6:18:10 PM 18:18
Posted: 9/2/2005
Location: Kinston/Richlands (between; Rt. 258), NC
Shape: Cigar
Duration: few seconds
Cigar-shaped craft, traveling over road in country, 200-300 ft. in the air. 200-300 mph, no wings, no markings, no sound. Silver.

I was returning home from a visit with my mother in Jacksonville, North Carolina. It was approximately 4:00 p.m. in the afternoon (clear/sunny). I was traveling North on Rt. 258, headed to Kinston, N.C. from Richlands, N.C. I was a few miles outside Richlands in the country. The road was two lanes asphalt. I was driving at about 55 mph,looking straight ahead down the road. Both sides of the roadway was lined with large tree's. Every now and then I would pass a house, farm, or open field, but ahead of me there were just tree's. Suddenly, I observed a cigar-shaped object pass over the road ahead, from my right to the left. It was flying level, approximately several hundred feet above the roadway. It wa silver-colored, no markings, no wings, no cockpit or windows, and no exhaust. On the read top third of the craft, it had what at first appeared to be a 30 degree angled verticle tailfin. As I looked at the "tailfin," it appeared to be, not a funtional tailfin (no visible rudder), but instead a part of the craft. I couldn't see any shadow to indicate the vertical fin was narrower than the cigar-shaped craft. It was unlike anything I have ever seen. I have seen virtually every type of manned and unmanned aircraft, rocket, and futuristic type craft in or under development (both military and civilian). I simply could not explain what I was seeing. I heard no sounds. I sped up my vehicle to see if I might come to a field on the left side of the roadway, so I might get a look at the craft going away from me. I did not find any field ahead on the left side of the road. This sighting was very disturbing to me. I want to know what is going on??? Does the military have secret craft under development that defy gravity???

((NUFORC Note: Witness indicates that date of incident is approximate. PD))