Can a meteor / "shooting star" split in half?

I was looking up at the clear nights sky and saw what I thought was a meteor. It was directly overhead then it split into two parts each bright white parts went off in opposing directions at 45 degree angles from the initial direction of travel. Imagine a "Y" type shape. I think it was a meteor but never... show more I was looking up at the clear nights sky and saw what I thought was a meteor. It was directly overhead then it split into two parts each bright white parts went off in opposing directions at 45 degree angles from the initial direction of travel. Imagine a "Y" type shape. I think it was a meteor but never heard of this happening.
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