Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - A traffic crash that claimed the life of a Rochester bicyclist last summer has resulted in a careless driving conviction against another Rochester woman.

25-year-old Fathi Geyre was found guilty of a misdemeanor careless driving charge after a trial before Olmsted County Judge Debra Jacobson Monday morning. She was sentenced to a year on probation and was fined $200.

Geyre was driving the pickup truck that struck and fatally injured 72-year-old Margaret Miland as she was crossing 19th street northwest on her bike around 6:15 a.m. on August 30th. Police say Geyre was turning west onto 19th street from northbound Valley High Drive near Lourdes High School.

A makeshift memorial to the crash victim continues to be maintained at the site.


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