Former "Bachelor" Chris Soules Has Been Charged For Fleeing The Scene Of A Deadly Car Crash

Soules, aka "Farmer Chris," is also being investigated for alleged possession of alcohol at the time of the crash.

A former star of The Bachelor, Chris Soules, was arrested on Monday, April 24 in Iowa. He's been charged with Leaving the Scene of a Fatality Motor Vehicle Accident, a class D felony, the Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office confirmed to BuzzFeed News.

Chris Soules making his initial court appearance in Buchanan County @KWWL

Soules had his first court appearance the next morning.

According to court documents, police alleged he was in possession of alcoholic beverage containers at the scene of the crash.

Soules posted bond out of the Buchanan County Jail for $10,000.

On Monday, May 8, Soules was charged with one count of hit and run, a Class D felony that can be punishable by up to five years in prison.

His arraignment is scheduled for May 23. BuzzFeed News reached out to Soules' lawyer for comment.

Efforts to get in touch with Soules or his legal representatives were not immediately successful. A publicist listed for Soules said she no longer represented him.

Sun setting on a beautiful Iowa Sunday. #Iowasunsets. #FarmLife

When contacted, ABC declined to comment on the matter.

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