Death of Kyle Bennett

September 25, 1979 - October 14, 2012
Houston, Texas | Age 33

Olympic BMX cyclist dies in Texas auto accident
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HOUSTON, Texas (AP) — Olympic BMX cyclist Kyle Bennett has been killed in an automobile accident in Texas. He was 33.

A statement from USA Cycling says the single-vehicle crash happened early Sunday in Conroe, Texas, north of Houston.

Bennett was a three-time BMX world champion and won an automatic spot on the first U.S. BMX Olympic team in 2008.

In the statement, USA Cycling CEO Steve Johnson said Bennett was a pioneer in Olympic BMX cycling and an...

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