Montgomery County, North Carolina

Near Mt. Gilead

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Montgomery County North Carolina (Class A) BFRO

June 2020

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 didn't 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.

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