Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible, across the Brazos Valley, this afternoon and evening. Winds in excess of 40-60mph are the main concern, within the strongest activity. An isolated, brief tornado threat cannot be ruled out. Heavy rainfall between 1" and 3" has the potential to cause localized flash flooding in a few locations.
A Conroe resident was killed overnight in an accident in Montgomery County.
Police say after 2 a.m., a 2006 Toyota Tundra left the roadway on Old Montgomery Road and crashed through a gate of a private residence. The residence's gas meter was broken off, the power line to the gate was damaged and several trees were uprooted.
The driver was identified as Kyle Ray Bennet , 33, of Conroe.
Bennett is a former Olympic BMX Cyclist and international BMX champion.
Bennett was named captain of the US BMX Olympic team in 2008.
According to DPS, Bennett, was not wearing a seatbelt and was driving at a high rate of speed when the crash occurred.
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