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Truck driver in crash that killed 5 bicyclists held without bail in Clark County

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Posted at 8:18 AM, Jan 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-04 14:51:24-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The truck driver involved in a crash that killed five bicyclists in December 2020 was held without bail during a court hearing on Monday.

Authorities say Jordan Barson was the man behind the wheel of a box truck that crashed into a group of bicyclists on the U.S. 95 south of Boulder City on Dec. 10.

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The 45-year-old is facing multiple DUI and other charges stemming from the crash. Barson had meth in his system at the time of the incident, according to the arrest report.

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Barson's next court date is scheduled for Jan. 21.