Despite being released from jail, Chris Soules is still required to surrender his passport and to wear an electronic monitoring ankle bracelet until his trial.
Former "The Bachelor" star Chris Soules called 911 to report his crash that killed a fellow Iowa farmer, seeking medical help for the man before he allegedly left the scene.
Soules, who was portrayed as a wholesome country boy looking for love on season 19 of the ABC reality show, was behind the wheel of a pickup truck that rear-ended a tractor in northern Iowa near Aurora on Monday night, the Iowa State Patrol said.
Television personality Chris Soules tapes an interview at "Good Morning America" at the ABC Times Square Studios on January 5, 2015 in New York City.
There are claims that indicate that Chris Soules slammed into the tractor and then fled the scene.
The Buchanan County attorney told KWWL TV that Soules has not been cooperating with law enforcement.
When he was finally detained, Soules was driven to a local hospital for a blood test to determine if he'd been drinking.
The statement read, "Chris Soules was involved in an accident Monday evening (April 24) in a rural part of Iowa near his home".
Soules said he checked the man's pulse, and when asked whether the victim was breathing, Soules replied, "I can't tell".
Mosher was thrown into a nearby ditch and left seriously injured by the accident, while Soules escaped relatively unharmed. The driver of the tractor died in the crash. "If those individuals knew what was happening, basically they are aiding him getting away from the scene, but that will come out in the investigation". He said it took several hours for officers to write a search warrant application and get a judge to approve it, allowing them to enter the home to arrest him. In addition, Mosher was also a family oriented man, with his wife Nancy, two sons and three grandchildren. A preliminary hearing is set for May 2. "His thoughts and prayers are with Mr. Mosher's family". Soules was not charged with driving under the influence. At the time of Monday's crash, he was in possession of alcoholic beverage containers, according to court documents obtained by the Daily News.
If alcohol was involved, is it possible Soules could be charged with Operating While Intoxicated (OWI)?