REPORT: ‘Bachelor’ star pleads guilty to reduced charge in fatal accident

NOVEMBER 13, 2018

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INDEPENDENCE, Iowa (AP) — A farmer who appeared on ABC’s “The Bachelor” pleaded guilty Tuesday in a fatal crash last year near his home in northern Iowa.

In an agreement with prosecutors, Chris Soules pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of leaving the scene of a serious injury accident. The misdemeanor charge carries a penalty of up to two years in prison. Soules’ attorney said he could also get a deferred judgment and no jail time when he’s sentenced in January.

The article goes on to state the following:

Soules, who appeared on “The Bachelor” and “Dancing With The Stars” in 2015, had been charged with leaving the scene of a fatal crash, a felony that carries up to five years behind bars.

Soule, 36, was arrested after he rear-ended a tractor the night of April 24, 2017, killing 66-year-old Kenny Mosher. Soules called 911, performed CPR on Mosher and waited for first responders, but left before police arrived.

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