Several people reported seeing the light.
Emergency services dispatchers in West Virginia said they received several calls from people who said they saw a flash of light Friday night.
A Jefferson County dispatcher said a caller reported seeing a flash of light near the Shenandoah River. The herald-Mail received calls about the sighting, as well.
The American Meteor Society has received more than 300 reports of sightings and are reportedly investigating if the item was a large fireball, which is a large meteor, according to published reports.