On Thursday, July 9, 2009, at 3 a.m. Kenneth Cottrell, a motorcyclist, was killed in a car accident. Rudy Lucero was driving a Mazda and hit the motorcycle on Road and 51st Street. Cottrell was taken to Brackenridge where he later died. Apparently, Lucero had been drinking as he was charged with intoxication manslaughter. Any witnesses are to call 974-4761 with information. This will be Austin's 39th fatal accident in the year 2009.