Meteor seen in several states including North Carolina

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Thursday, April 4, 2019
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Meteor spotted in Sanford

NORTH CAROLINA (WTVD) -- The internet is buzzing after a meteor was seen streaking across the sky in several states, including North Carolina, Thursday morning.

According to the American Meteor Society, more than 300 sightings have been reported.

It was seen in the western part of the Tar Heel state around 6:50 a.m. Thursday morning.

People in Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia reported seeing the fiery ball as well.

The National Weather Service reports another meteor was spotted in Florida before midnight Saturday.