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Witness snaps photo as UFO hovers over Ohio field

The Ohio witness at Springfield took this photo of a triangle-shaped object hovering over a field just before it moved quickly away on April 24, 2014. This is a cropped and enlarged version. Use the story link to see the original image.
The Ohio witness at Springfield took this photo of a triangle-shaped object hovering over a field just before it moved quickly away on April 24, 2014. This is a cropped and enlarged version. Use the story link to see the original image.
MUFON database.

Two Ohio witnesses at Springfield reported watching and photographing a triangle-shaped object hovering over a field along a country road on April 23, 2014, according to testimony in Case 55763 from the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) witness reporting database.

The reporting witness was driving with his girlfriend to his brother's home when they first noticed the object.

"At first she thought it was a helicopter, but as we got closer it looked like a triangle hovering over a field," the witness stated.

The witness said he pulled the vehicle over to snap a photo.

"It raised up and started floating westward above the trees. I got one photo before it took off."

The two decided to chase the object.

"I turned around and started following the craft at about 75 to 85 mph and I couldn't keep up with it. It made a pulsating hum sound. But real quiet. My girlfriend was scared of it. I was excited. The object flew into the horizon."

Ohio MUFON is investigating. Springfield is a city in Clark County, OH, population 60,608.

About 2 a.m. on April 20, 2014, Ohio witnesses near Amberley Village reported watching a low flying, triangle-shaped object with multiple lights that quickly disappeared behind nearby tree tops in Case 55744. That case remains under investigation. Amberley is about 70 miles southwest of Springfield.

Ohio has a current UFO Alert Rating of 3 with a high number of recent reports nationally. Ohio had 24 UFO reports in March 2014 - the 5th highest reporting state - while California had 103 reports - the highest reporting state in the nation. The above quotes were edited for clarity.