ROCKWALL, Texas - A meteor was spotted streaking across the evening sky over areas of northern Texas.
Rockwall resident Austin Rylaarsdam stepped outside just at the right moment to witness the meteor just before 9 pm on Sunday, July 25.
Video captured by Rylaarsdam’s doorbell camera shows the fiery ball shining briefly overhead.
"Happened to go outside and set off our Ring motion," Rylaarsdam wrote on Facebook. "Saw a blue streak then flash with orange/red fire."
Local news reports said the meteor was spotted in the skies over Austin, Dallas, the Brazos Valley, and other areas of northern, central, and eastern Texas.
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