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COUNTY: Simpson County
LOCATION DETAILS: I 65 S left on 100 4th rd to right go to stop sign take a left there is a bridge and thats where it was to the left of the bridge is where we were.
NEAREST TOWN: Franklin
NEAREST ROAD: 100
OBSERVED: Me and my boyfriend at the time were rideing his four wheeler in the creek. We had just got to a deep spot so he was trying to make sure he didnt drown it out i glanced to the left and thought i seen somthing big and furry standing in the cane weeds i am 5'3 and the weeds were about 2 foot taller than me and it was about 2 foot taller than them i was about 15 to 20 yards from it i looked back over there and hopeing it wasnt what i thought it was and it seen me and turned and hunkered down and ran off its its back was about 3ft wide and it was a light brown in color.
ALSO NOTICED: On the ride we noticed about 5 dead deer each about 1/2 a mile apart and we thought it was strange.
OTHER WITNESSES: I'm the only one that seen it.
OTHER STORIES: Nope.
TIME AND CONDITIONS: evening at dusk
ENVIRONMENT: There is a row of trees on each side of the creek then on the other side of the trees are wide open fields but the further down the creek you go the thicker the trees get.
Follow-up investigation report by BFRO Investigator Don Adkins:
I spoke with the witness by phone and she added these additional details. The creature appeared to be between 8 and 9 feet tall, based on the height of the weeds it was walking through. The witness did not see any facial features. The shoulders were about 3 feet wide. The arms were swinging as it walked away from the witness. The ears were visible on the sides of the head and she described them as slightly pointed and covered with hair.
About BFRO Investigator Don Adkins:
Don works in manufacturing for a major global consumer goods company. He attended North Carolina 2007 and Tennessee Expedition 2009. Also the 2010 Illinois and Tennessee Expeditions.