Sat nav crash: widow's grief

The widow of a cyclist killed by a driver who was distracted by her sat nav says her life has fallen apart since his death.

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Woman distracted by sat nav killed cyclist

A mother who knocked down and killed a cyclist while fiddling with the sat-nav system in her car has been convicted of causing death by dangerous driving.

Victoria McClure only spotted the 46-year-old Anthony Hilson when she looked up at the last moment and crashed into him, causing fatal injuries.

Reading Crown Court heard that McClure, of Charvil, "drove blind" for almost 20 seconds before the fatal collision.

She denied causing death by dangerous driving - but the prosecution rejected her guilty plea to causing death by careless driving and insisted her actions amounted to dangerous driving

The collision happened on the A4 near Twyford on September 16 last year.

A jury returned a guilty verdict a short time ago.

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