Meteor lights up skies in Venice, Florida

Posted at 4:54 AM, Nov 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-23 04:54:32-05

Authorities on the west coast of Florida received multiple reports of a bright flash in the western sky late Monday night.

An officer with the Venice Police Department caught the fireball on camera.

The flash is believed to a meteor entering the Earth’s atmosphere.


Venice police officer Seth Kenny's cruiser recorded the footage around 11:17 p.m.

Residents in the cities of Largo and North Port also reported seeing the meteor streak across the sky on Monday.

There have been no reports of damage.

Courtesy: NBC News Channel