Transcript for Ex-'Bachelor' star to be sentenced in deadly accident
Now to the former bachelor who could wind up behind bars. In his sentencing day, Chris Soules pleaded guilty for his role in a fatal accident and Paula Faris has that story. Reporter: Good morning. Chris Soules' legal team was trying to delay today's sentencing but the judge denied that request and now faces up to two years in prison. Chris Soules, I'm 33 and I'm from Arlington, Iowa. Best known by millions as prince farming. You plant a seed. Hope it grows. Reporter: On season 19 of "The bachelor." But now four years later former reality star Chris Soules is living a new reality, set to appear in court this afternoon facing up to two years behind bars for his involvement in a deadly accident. The now 37-year-old has pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of a personal injury accident after rear ending 66-year-old grandfather of three Kenny mosher on a rural Iowa road one April night in 2017. What's your name? My name is Chris Soules. Reporter: In this frantic 911 call Soules can be heard asking for help just after driving mosher's tractor off the road with his pickup truck. Is he breathing? I can't tell. He doesn't appear to be. Do you know how to do cpr? No, I don't. Anybody know how to do cpr. Reporter: They say after performing cpr and waiting for first responders. Can I call you back really quick? Yeah. Reporter: Soules fled the scene before officers arrived. Officers arresting him at his home 15 miles away finding alcohol in his pickup truck. Mosher later died from his injuries at the hospital. Soules' lawyers told ABC news after the accident while initial reports suggested Soules fled the scene, the 911 call confirms that Soules, in fact, was the one who contacted law enforcement immediately, Soules attempted to resuscitate Mr. Mosher and remained on the scene with him until emergency medical personnel arrived. Soules has a history of alcohol-related incidents as well as a series of speeding tickets and citations for drinking underage dating back to 1998. His lawyers maintain that he did everything he could to save the victim. Soules was originally charged with a felony for leaving the scene but avoided a trial by pleading guilty to a reduced charge of misdemeanor which carries a much lighter sentence. Possibly two years and a chance he to -- could avoid prison altogether.
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