BMX Olympian Kyle Bennett Dies

by editors on October 15, 2012


2008 US Olympic BMX racer Kyle Bennett, 33, was reportedly hurrying to check on a “break-in involving his fiancee’s car” when his truck left the road near his home near Houston, Texas early Sunday morning (October 14, 2012), acceding to a story in the Washington Post.

Bennett . . died when his 2006 Toyota Tundra truck, traveling at a high rate of speed, left the road and struck a wrought-iron gate, a culvert and several trees in a residential area, according to the Montgomery County police. Bennett, who was alone in the truck and was not wearing a seatbelt.

The three-time UCI World Champion NBL Champion is survived by his fiancee and his 4-year-old daughter. Our thoughts are with Bennett’s family and friends.

[Link: Washington Post]

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