Former Bachelor Chris Soules, 37, pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of a crash resulting in serious injury today according to CBS2/FOX28.

Soules, who is an Iowa native, was involved in a fatal crash near Aurora, Iowa in April of 2017 that left an Iowa farmer dead. According to prosecutors, Soules drove his truck into a tractor driven by 66-year-old Kenneth Mosher causing the tractor to roll into a ditch. Soules did make the original 911 call, but left the scene as first responders arrived. Mosher died as a result of his injuries. Five hours later Soules was found at his home and arrested.

Buchanan County Sheriff's Office
Buchanan County Sheriff's Office

Soules was originally charged with leaving the scene of a fatal accident, but he now faces a lesser charge. The CBS2/FOX28 report states that with his latest guilty plea Soules could face a maximum penalty of two years in prison and a $6,250 fine, and a minimum penalty of a suspended jail sentence and a $625 fine.

His sentencing will take place on January 8, 2019.

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