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COUNTY: Cook County
NEAREST TOWN: Palos Park
NEAREST ROAD: La Grange Rt 83 and 119 St
OBSERVED: In the early morning in March of 2013 just before sun up I was at 119th and Kean Ave, Palos Park. I was on the side of the road facing north in my rear view mirror I seen a tall black figure walk behind my vehicle it crossed the road in 3 strides. I thought it was a early morning person out for a walk. As time went by I noticed the walking trail was in front of me not behind me. Behind me was all guard rail and a steep drop off which later I tried to walk but found most impossible.
ALSO NOTICED: No
OTHER WITNESSES: No
OTHER STORIES: No
TIME AND CONDITIONS: Early morning
ENVIRONMENT: Forest Preserves
Follow-up investigation report by BFRO Investigator Stan Courtney:
I spoke with the witness by phone.
• The witness described the animal as being 7 foot tall.
• The animal was thinly built.
• The animal was black in color.
• The animal took 3 strides to cross the road behind the witness's parked vehicle.
About BFRO Investigator Stan Courtney:
Stan Courtney has a special interest in wildlife audio recording. He has attended numerous BFRO Expeditions and travels throughout Illinois giving presentations on "Bigfoot In Illinois". See Stan's blog StanCourtney.com for recordings he has collected over the years.
Stan Courtney can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org