Former Bachelor Chris Soules Reportedly Arrested After Fatal Crash

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According to People, Soules was arrested by the Buchanan County Sheriff's Office early Tuesday morning and charged "with leaving the scene of a fatal vehicle accident that left one individual dead".

Former "The Bachelor" star Chris Soules appeared in a Buchanan County, Iowa, court Tuesday following his arrest early that morning for leaving the scene of a fatal auto accident.

The crash happened at some point on Monday night, with "multiple witnesses" confirming that Soules' truck rear-ended a tractor, sending both vehicles into ditches on opposite sides of the road.

Iowa State Patrol spokesman Sgt. Scott Bright said Soules left the crash scene on foot headed northbound. TMZ also reported that the 35-year-old farmer, who is originally from Arlington, Iowa, was driving his Chevy pickup truck, a vehicle he constantly flaunts all over social media.

The crash occurred about 15 miles away from the reality star's farm in Arlington, Iowa.

Court documents say alcoholic beverages or containers were at the scene of deadly crash. The grandfather was later taken to a local hospital where he was sadly pronounced dead.

"Bachelor" Chris Soules is in custody after allegedly slamming into a tractor trailer, killing the driver and then fleeing the scene ... Known for being the sweet and genuine guy, the All-American farmer, Soules was not cooperative with police after the accident.

Soules will also be subject to electronic monitoring.

Soules' attorneys addressed the crash in a statement sent to NBC News.

Soules was seen by a judge in Buchanan County, Iowa, a spokesperson for the Buchanan County Sheriff's Office tells ET.

This isn't the first time Soules has got himself into trouble while driving. His bail was set at $10,000, and by Tuesday afternoon he had posted a cash bail according to the Buchanan County Jail.

Soules' next court date is scheduled for May 2. He proposed to Whitney Bischoff in the finale, but the two called off their engagement.

A lawyer for Soules said his client was "devastated" after learning the victim died and his "thoughts and prayers" are with his family.

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