Police Dashcam Captures Fireball in Southern Michigan Sky

A police dashcam in New Buffalo, Michigan, captured a meteor streaking across the night sky on Thursday, September 15, as an officer was out on patrol, the New Buffalo City Police department said.

New Buffalo City Police said Officer Nathan Voytovick was driving north on Whitaker Street on Thursday night when the “very rare sighting” occurred.

The American Meteorological Society said it had received 24 reports of a fireball sighting from people in Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois, and Indiana by early Friday morning. Credit: New Buffalo City Police Department via Storyful

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