A 25-year-old Danbury man was killed in a motorcycle crash Thursday.
Police said 25-year-old Samuel Hyde was riding his Honda CBR 954RR motorcycle west on Backus Avenue when the motorcycle collided with a Honda CRV near the entrance of the Danbury Fair Mall. Hyde was rushed to Danbury Hospital, but he did not survive his injuries. The 64-year-old driver of the SUV was not seriously hurt.
Investigators believe Hyde was traveling at a high rate of speed leading up to the crash.
The crash remains under investigation. Anyone with information should contact the Danbury Police Department Traffic Division at 203-797-2157.