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DATE: Sunday 20th
STATE: New Mexico
COUNTY: Taos County
LOCATION DETAILS: It was just North of the road on Hwy 285 from the flashing light of Tres Piedras, New Mexico right where there is a wall of rocks on each side of the road. by the Per-light.
NEAREST TOWN: Tres Piedras- Antonito
NEAREST ROAD: it was on Hwy 285
OBSERVED: On Feb .20, 2011 my mother and father were on there way back to Antonito, Co from Espanola, New Mexico. It was probably between 10:00p.m.and 11:p.m when they were driving down road 285 headed north a big,tall, black human looking thing was standing in the road upon the car coming up closer the black thing which stood over six feet tall, very husky, walked very fast like a gorilla walk across the road. The thing popped out from the east side of road 285 crossing to the west side of the road . It was a very scary situation according to my parents. They suggest that anybody, especially female drivers to PLEASE BE CAREFUL.
OTHER WITNESSES: just my two parents.
TIME AND CONDITIONS: It was during the night time between 10:00p.m. and 11:00p.m. about a few miles back the weather conditions were snowy but the particular spot was dry and nice.
Follow-up investigation report by BFRO Investigator Ron Martinez:
Witnesses were interviewed by phone on March 3, 2011.
Witnesses were a husband and wife driving home at night. I spoke with the husband first and he described the biped's height of 7-8ft tall. Witness estimated its weight at around 400-500lbs. It was black in color and he stated its arms were as long as his (witness') legs. "It moved like a gorilla" he stated. He was surprised he didn't hit it with his vehicle. He thought it crossed the road east to west in about "one leap". It never faced them so they didn't get a look at its face. Witness stated it seemed not be concerned as they drove by heading north at about 55mph.
I then spoke with the wife who saw it first alerting her husband who was driving. Her description was consistent with her husband's. Since the sighting, she describes the creature she saw to others as looking like a "caveman or Bigfoot".
About BFRO Investigator Ron Martinez:
Ron has attended the following BFRO Expeditions; 2005 New Mexico, 2006 Arizona, 2007 New Mexico and 2008 Colorado, and several private fieldtrip efforts.