A motorcyclist died after an accident in Danbury on Thursday night.

Police were called to Backus Avenue around 7 p.m. for a serious crash.

Police said 25-year-old Samuel Hyde of Danbury, who was driving the motorcycle, hit a car.

The driver of the car was not injured.

Danbury police said Hyde was driving at a high rate of speed at the time of the crash.

He was brought to Danbury Hospital where he died from his injuries.

The crash is under investigation.

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