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Trial set for local bishop accused of killing Sun Prairie woman

Complaint: Rev. Bruce Burnside's preliminary breath test was 0.128

MADISON, Wis. - A trial date has been set for late March for the local Lutheran bishop who is accused of killing a jogger while driving under the influence.

The Rev. Bruce Burnside was back in court Monday for a motion hearing.

The judge denied his attorney's request to suppress some evidence in the case.

Burnside is accused of the April 7 crash that killed Maureen Mengeldt of Sun Prairie.

A criminal complaint said his preliminary breath test was 0.128.

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