A judge set a $10,000, cash-only bond for Soules. He hadn’t been released from jail as of late morning.
The Buchanan County Sheriff’s office, which is also investigating, said it received a 911 call about the crash. It confirmed that a person was killed, but said it wouldn’t release further information “pending the investigation and notification of family.”
Court records show that Soules has had some driving infractions in the past, including a 2006 conviction for operating while intoxicated.
Soules starred on season 19 of the ABC reality show in 2015 in which dozens of single women competed for his affections. He ultimately proposed to Chicago fertility nurse Whitney Bischoff, but their relationship ended shortly after the show.
Soules has since served as a spokesman for various agricultural interests and worked in farm real estate and investing.
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