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Submitted by witness on Monday, January 29, 2007.
A close range road crossing on a foggy morning near Safford
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COUNTY: Graham County
NEAREST TOWN: safford
NEAREST ROAD: 191
OBSERVED: I was on my way to work on a Monday morning. I had to leave a little early because of the snow and fog. I was leaving from near the Mt. Graham foothills headed towards Safford traveling about 15 mph. The fog was so heavy I could bearly see. I flipped my brights on to try and see better but it only made it worse. when i turned them off I saw a hairy man like creature run across the road. It had to be at least 7ft. tall. I couldn't get a good look at it beacuse it vanished into the fog. I know for certain it wasn't a human.
OTHER WITNESSES: none
OTHER STORIES: Not until I found this site.
TIME AND CONDITIONS: 6:45a.m. before sunrise very foggy
ENVIRONMENT: It was about 5 miles from the base of Mt. Graham.
Follow-up investigation report by BFRO Investigator TF Zamiski:
On 3/5/07 I spoke with this witness and from our discussion I can add the following details:
-The biped crossed the road from right to left heading south just a few yards in front of his slow moving vehicle. He was stunned as he stopped his vehicle and thought how close he came to hitting the animal.
-Motion of the biped was described as a slow run with a slight hesitation as though it was startled and perhaps disoriented in the fog as it turned it's upper torso toward the oncoming lights.
-The animal had matted looking dark brown hair longer than a bears fur. Due to the thick fog and the short duration of the sighting he could not provide any more detail.
-This location is fairly open with scattered mesquite trees and washes/rivers about 5 miles from Mt. Graham.
-The witness wanted to return to find tracks in the snow from the night's storm but the snow melted during the day while he was at work.
About BFRO Investigator TF Zamiski:
Tim is semi retired. He attended the 2006 Arizona Expedition and the 2006 Wisconsin Expedition. Tim helped organize the 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2015 Arizona Expeditions and the 2011 New Mexico expedition. Active Investigator since 2005.