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Bishop facing homicide charges says he was late for a sermon

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A Lutheran bishop told police he was rushing to a Sun Prairie church for a sermon April 7 when his SUV struck and killed distance runner Maureen Mengelt.

A criminal complaint against the Reverend Bruce Burnside, 59, Madison, quoted him as saying he did not have any alcohol or drugs. But police said his blood alcohol level was .128, which is over the state's .08 limit for intoxication.

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