(ALAMAGORDO, N.M.) -- The bright trails of two missiles on a collision course lit up the early morning western sky Thursday, prompting concerned calls to police and TV stations across at least five states.
The glowing cloud-like formation could be seen in New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado and Utah. ABC affiliate KTNV posted pictures of the strange sight above the Las Vegas Strip.
According to published reports, the bright trails were from missiles fired during tests being conducted in New Mexico.
In Saguache County, Colo., someone called 911 at about 6:40 a.m. to report a possible plane crash, according to ABC Denver affiliate KMGH-TV.
An official at North American Aerospace Defense Command, or NORAD, told KMGH that there were no reports of any crashes in southern Colorado. A spokesperson for White Sands Missile Range said the missile testing went as planned and that no debris strayed outside of New Mexico.
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