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.
Barson is in court via tele-video from the county jail. The family member speaking is emotional when talking about her loved one and who they were. @KTNV— Jeremy Chen (@JeremyChenKTNV) June 9, 2021
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.