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Report # 65677  (Class A)
Submitted by witness on Thursday, July 2, 2020.
Road crossing sighting on Hwy 109 near Mt. Gilead and Uwharrie National Forest

YEAR: 2020

SEASON: Summer

MONTH: June

DATE: 18

STATE: North Carolina

COUNTY: Montgomery County

LOCATION DETAILS: Appx. 1 to 1 1/2 miles north of Mt. Gilead NC heading toward Uwharrie National Forest.

NEAREST TOWN: Mt. Gilead

NEAREST ROAD: 109 North

OBSERVED: We were headed to Uwharrie National Forest in North Carolina for a day trip on 6/18/20 and was on Hwy 109N appx.1 to 1 1/2 miles north of Mt.Gilead. Were parallel to Railroad tracks on the right, woods on the left. I was focused on the road. It appeared appx 200 ft. in front of the car. I didnít see it come out of the woods but saw it right before it crossed the road in two bounds. It was large, maybe 8 ft., covered in black hair or fur. There was a difference in color in the face and hands. They were lighter in color. Once it crossed the road, it headed toward the railroad tracks and was gone by the time I got there. This all happened within a span of five to six seconds.

ALSO NOTICED: No

OTHER WITNESSES: My husband was driving but was looking in his left side mirror at a car behind us.

OTHER STORIES: No. Only in nearby Uwharrie National Forest

TIME AND CONDITIONS: 12:00 noon

ENVIRONMENT: Sunny day. Railroad tracks on right. Forest on the left. Didnít notice any homes in the immediate area.


Follow-up investigation report by BFRO Investigator Matthew Moneymaker:

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About BFRO Investigator Matthew Moneymaker:

Matthew Moneymaker is originally from the Los Feliz District of Los Angeles, California.

- Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA).

- Founder of the Bigfoot Field Researchers Organization,1995.

- Writer and co-producer of the Discovery Channel documentary "Sasquatch: Legend Meets Science", 2001.

- Co-producer of the TV Series "Mysterious Encounters" for the Outdoor Life Network (OLN Channel), 2002.

- Producer of the "2003 International Bigfoot Symposium" (Willow Creek Symposium) DVD set, 2004.

- Co-host of "Finding Bigfoot" on Animal Planet Channel, 2010 - 2017.

- Current Director of the BFRO