Sighting of meteor reported from Maine to South Carolina
BOSTON — Hundreds of residents from Maine to South Carolina reported seeing a meteor streaking across the sky Sunday night, according to the American Meteorological Society.
While there was no immediate confirmation, reports of a green fireball were reported by drivers on Routes 128 and 495 in Massachusetts just after 5 p.m.
“Just saw a meteor over the Blue Hills in Milton,” posted one user to Twitter.
“(I was) traveling north on 495 in Middleborough (and) saw ball of fire shoot across sky,” a wcvb.com visitor wrote in an email.
Other reports came from Connecticut, New Hampshire and Rhode Island. There were also reported sightings in Europe.