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Did you see it? Hundreds report fireballs in the sky

Did you see it? Hundreds report fireballs in the sky
By: The Associated Press & Heartland News

People in eastern and central Missouri have reported flaming objects falling from the sky.

Ken Tretter with the Missouri State Highway Patrol in St. Louis says people have reported seeing the objects over a widespread area, including Cape Girardeau, St. Louis and Pettis County in Missouri and near Alton and Bunker Hill in Illinois.

Major April Cunningham with the North American Aerospace Defense Command -- or NORAD -- says a preliminary report indicates the objects came from a meteor.

Cunningham says a pilot reported seeing a meteor, but she could not give any more details.

Most reports described the objects as bright lights or something burning with a flaming tail behind some of them. Several of the objects were seen exploding when they hit the ground.

So did you see anything in the sky and take a picture or video? If so click here to send it to Heartland News right now!

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