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UPDATE: Truck driver who killed 5 bicyclists in Southern Nevada in 2020 sentenced

Posted at 12:21 PM, Jun 09, 2021

UPDATE: The truck driver who pled guilty to killing five bicyclists on U.S. 95 near Searchlight last year has been sentenced.

Jordan Barson was sentenced to a minimum of 16 to 40 years on both counts of DUI resulting in death.

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LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- Jordan Barson is set to appear in court for sentencing.

Barson is the man accused of crashing a box truck into a group of cyclists on U.S. 95 near Searchlight, killing five of them.

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Barson pleaded guilty back in April to two counts of DUI causing death.

Court documents show he tested positive for methamphetamine.

Barson is facing 40 years in prison.