Bright Streak Lights Up Northeast Alabama

Several people say they saw a bright streak in the sky early Friday in northeastern Alabama.

Posted: Aug. 17, 2018 6:15 PM

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - NASA says a fireball that streaked across the Southeastern sky was traveling about 53,700 mph when it lit up the night. The Meteoroid Environment Office at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center says numerous people say a very bright streak across the sky early Friday in northeastern Alabama. Researchers are assessing whether any fragments from the rock might have hit the ground.

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