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25-Year-Old Danbury Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash

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.

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