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‘The Bachelor’ alum Chris Soules insists he was not drinking prior to the fatal crash, he explains why he fled the scene

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Fox411: Soules the rear of a tractor trailer while driving his pick-up truck in Iowa and dropped out of the scene, the report said

For more than two years after the fact, as Chris Soules explained to him what was on his mind when he fled from the scene after he was involved in a fatal car accident.

In April of 2017 and is located in the rural Iowa, and the former ‘Bachelor’ star crashed his car into a man’s tractor, which resulted in a 66-year-old, and it Was Mosher’s death). After trying to revive Mosher, Soules, left the scene of the crime and was later arrested at his home.

The 37-year-old, are accepted and suspended, to a two-year term of imprisonment and supervised release. He has also agreed to pay a $625 fine, and a judge has signed off on the ruling.

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Now, Soules is out to explain why these decisions in an interview with “Good Morning America” that aired Thursday.

“I was on my way to pick up one of our hired men,” Soules said. “I was driving on a country road, a country road in the dark, and the next thing I know I am, in principle, come to any of our elements.”

“I can remember is waking up and radioing to my dad and all of my hired men, just to say,” I need help,'” he remembered from after the crash.

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Soules said he was waiting for the paramedic to arrive and then it was thought that it was OK to leave the scene before the police arrived.

“I don’t know if I was thinking clearly. I have notified the authorities of what had happened, and the paramedics were there, but I know now that I was scared and wanted to be in a safer place and will be outta there,” Soules added. “I had nothing to hide, truth be told.”

He was also cleared of allegations that the drinking was the cause of the accident and after the police reports are prosecuted, there were alcoholic beverages were found in his car.

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“I wasn’t drinking that night. The fact is that the truck is not mine. It’s not even in my name. We have more than 15 people at any given time, the use of that vehicle for work-related things, and that the cans could have been anybody’s,” Soules insisted. “There were four witnesses who have sworn under oath that they did not find any evidence of me appearing to be intoxicated or under the influence of any drugs or alcohol.”

Fox News Mariah Haas contributed to this report.

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