Kyle Bennett (File)
HOUSTON (October 15, 2012)--Olympic BMX cyclist Kyle Bennett, 33, died in a one-vehicle accident early Sunday in Conroe, a statement from USA Cycling said.
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 inspiration to those who knew him.
Bennett is survived by his fiancé and a young daughter.