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April 7, 2014 at 7:32 PM

Burien man charged in fatal car-motorcycle collision

The man who was arrested after a fatal car-motorcycle collision in Burien on April 1 that deputies said involved alcohol has been charged with vehicular homicide and reckless endangerment.

Anthony N. Rudison, 62, of Burien, allegedly drove under the influence of alcohol and collided with a motorcyclist, according to the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. The collision occurred in the 400 block of Southwest 156th Street shortly after 9 p.m., the King County Sheriff’s Office said.

The motorcyclist, Lee Cornett, 40, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. A second motorcyclist, who was traveling behind Cornett, suffered minor injuries while trying to avoid the collision.

Rudison remains in custody in lieu of $250,000 bail.

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