Bachelor Chris Soules Jailed After Fatal Crash

He allegedly fled after his truck hit a tractor in Iowa
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 25, 2017 12:15 PM CDT
Chris Soules   (Buchanan County Sheriff's Office via AP)
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(Newser) – Former Bachelor Chris Soules is in custody after what police describe as a fatal hit and run in Iowa Monday night. Police say Soules, 35, was driving a pickup truck that collided with the back end of a tractor around 8pm near Aurora, reports KWWL. Both vehicles landed in a ditch and the driver of the tractor was killed. Soules was arrested and charged with leaving the scene of an accident hours later. Police say alcoholic beverages or containers were found near the scene, though Soules has not been charged with DUI, reports People. He has a previous conviction in 2006. Soules' TV engagement didn't last long beyond the Season 19 Bachelor finale in 2015. (Read more The Bachelor stories.)

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