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COUNTY: Miller County
LOCATION DETAILS: About 200 to 400 yds.south of Buster Rd. on Hwy 17 in the middle of the highway.
NEAREST TOWN: Marys Home
NEAREST ROAD: On Highway 17
OBSERVED: Bigfoot standing in the middle of hwy 17. was 6 ft. tall or better very dark brown or black. It was looking down at the ground in a north west direction arms to it's side. It looked slim or gaunt.
My brother was driving a feed truck back from Tuscumbia, Mo. going north on Hwy 17 about 2 miles from the Marys Home turn off. As he rounded a curve to the left was when he saw it in the road about 200 yds. ahead. He looked away for just a second and It was gone.
When he got back to Jefferson City, Mo., in about 30 min, he called me and told me about it, and that he was taking another load down to meet him there. I did so. He showed the place and then he left to make his delivery. I walked up and down both sides of the road and found where somthing had walked up to the fence from the east. The grass was thick and mashed down but no imprints were left. I also noticed the cattal acting spooked. I am making this report for my brother, whom would not.
ALSO NOTICED: No
OTHER WITNESSES: 30 to 40 head of cattle. spooked up moving into a bunch, making alot noise.
OTHER STORIES: no
TIME AND CONDITIONS: 12:00 noon isolated rain showers low 80's good light condition.
ENVIRONMENT: On the west side, grass knee high, 20 ft. to fence, 4 ft. high some scattered brush in fence line. On the other side of fence open field for about 200 yds. to tree line. On the east side, grass knee high 20 ft. to fence 4 ft. high on the other side of fence grass chest high for 50 yds. to tree line.
Follow-up investigation report by BFRO Investigator Stan Courtney:
I spoke with the submitter as well as the witness, his brother.
He stated that he got as close as 75 yards. The animal was between black and brown in color but he was unable to make out any features as it was looking away from him.
He checked his mirrors and looked back and the animal was gone. He was impressed how quickly it could move out of the roadway.
The witness also had a sighting in November of 1959 or 1960.
The report is #9941 Callaway County, Missouri.
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