Report # 2898 (Class A)
Submitted by witness on Friday, July 27, 2001.
Motorist sees 8ft creature in road
COUNTY: Fayette County
LOCATION DETAILS: LOCATION IS VERY HARD TO EXPLAIN. (Northeast of Masontown, between Masontown and McClellandtown – J.O..)
NEAREST TOWN: MASONTOWN,PA
NEAREST ROAD: LECKRONE ROAD
OBSERVED: IT HAPPENED NEAR MASONTOWN,PA IN 1999.I WAS COMING HOME ON THIS LONG ROAD THAT WAS DIRECTLY IN THE WOODS,TREES ALL AROUND. I STOPPED THE CAR BECAUSE I HAD TO URINATE. I GOT OUT OF MY CAR AND I SEEN SOMETHING IT WAS ON ALL FOURS AND IT WAS REALLY DARK ON THAT ROAD AND I THOUGHT IT WAS A DEER IT WAS ABOUT 40 YARDS FROM ME. SO I STOOD THERE FOR A SECOND AND WHAT I THOUGHT WAS A DEER STOOD UP ON TWO LEGS AND MADE A LOUD NOISE LIKE I NEVER HEARD BEFORE.SO I JUMPED BACK INTO THE CAR AND I PUT THE CAR IN DRIVE AND SINCE IT WAS IN STANDING IN THE DIRECTION IN WHICH I WAS GOING I GOT A GOOD GLIMPSE OF IT.IT HAD TO BE ABOUT 7 TO 8 FT TALL AND WITH THE CARLIGHTS ON IT, IT HAD RED EYES.SO I BEEPED THE HORN AND IT MADE A SCREAMING SOUND AGAIN AND RAN ACROSS THE WOODS INTO THE TREES AND IT WAS GONE.AND WHAT I SAW WAS LIKE NOTHING I EVER SAW IN MY LIFE.THE RED EYES,BROWN HAIR COVERED ITS BODY AND STANDING LIKE 8 FT TALL.
ALSO NOTICED: I CAME HOME AND TOLD MY MOM WHAT HAPPENED AND SHE SAID THAT PEOPLE SAID THAT THERE WAS SOMETHING IN THEM WOODS.
OTHER WITNESSES: JUST ME
OTHER STORIES: I DONT KNOW THE STORIES.I DONT KNOW THE NAME OF THE EXACT ROAD BUT PEOPLE WHO LIVE AROUND THERE SAY THEY HEAR NOISES AND SOUNDS ALL THE TIME.I DONT KNOW THE NAME OF IT BUT I KNOW EXACTLY WHERE IT IS.I WOULD TAKE PEOPLE THERE IF THEY WANTED TO SEE IT.
TIME AND CONDITIONS: AT NIGHT,VERY DARK.
ENVIRONMENT: TREES ON BOTH SIDES OF THE ROAD.
Follow-up investigation report by BFRO Investigator Jim Osborne:
I spoke with the witness and he affirmed his statement but had no further details which could be added. He seemed to me to be sincere and credible.