Sad, Sad news as one of the greatest racers of our time has passed away.
Woke up to horrible news this morning, hearing the Kyle Bennett, one of the fastest and most talented racers of our time had passed away over the night in a car accident. Kyle is an old friend of not just the magazine, but of everyone he ever met. A father, husband, Elite racer, Track Director and friend, this is sad day for BMX, loosing one of its greatest talents and roll models.
According to the Montgomery County Police Reporter:
At 2:16 a.m. a 2006 Toyota Tundra driven by Kyle Ray Bennett, 33, of Conroe was northbound on Old Montgomery Road just north of of Southshore Drive and the Lake Forest Falls Subdivision when he left the roadway for unknown reasons. The vehicle continued through the ditch, struck a culvert pipe, and crashed through a wrought iron gate at a private residence. In doing so a gas meter was also broken off and power line to an electric gate at the home. The truck also uprooted several trees before coming to rest upside down in the front yard.
Lake Conroe Fire Department arrived on the scene and was able to get Bennett out of the vehicle.MCHD arrived on the scene and determined Bennett was deceased.
According to DPS, Bennett, was not wearing a seatbelt and was driving at a high rate of speed when the crash occurred.
It was possible that Bennett was responding to a call from his fiance’ after she had her vehicle broken into at a business on SH105.
Bennett is also the father of a young child.