Trial date set for former ‘Bachelor’ star Chris Soules

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Chris Soules, an Iowa farmer who starred on the television show "The Bachelor" two years ago, is scheduled to go on trial in January for leaving the scene of a fatal accident.

The 35-year-old Soules is accused of driving a truck that struck a farm tractor near his hometown of Aurora in April. Sixty-six-year-old Kenneth Moser died after his tractor rolled into a ditch.

Police audio shows that Soules called 911 to report the accident and sought help for Mosher before leaving the scene in another vehicle. He was arrested hours later at his home.

Court documents posted online Friday indicate a jury trial has been set for Jan. 18. It's expected to last four to five days.

The charge carries a sentence of up to five years in prison.

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