A 3rd District Court jury returned the verdict against Elizabeth DeSeelhorst Thursday afternoon following about five hours of deliberation.
DeSeelhorst, 67, faces up to a year in jail when she is sentenced by Judge Royal Hansen.
Despite a defense strategy that sought to lay the blame for the crash on her history of mini-strokes, the jury decided that DeSeelhorst was criminally negligent when she struck and killed 25-year-old Josie Johnson on Sept. 18, 2004, crash
The incident prompted a highly vocal outcry in Utah's cycling community, which has complained for years about motorists'
inattentiveness to cyclists.