- Associated Press - Thursday, September 14, 2017

INDEPENDENCE, Iowa (AP) - Defense attorneys are asking a judge to dismiss a charge against reality TV star Chris Soules for leaving the scene of a fatal accident.

Soules is the Iowa farmer who starred on the television show “The Bachelor” two years ago. He’s accused of driving a truck that hit a farm tractor near his hometown of Aurora in April.

The accident killed the tractor’s driver, 66-year-old Kenneth Moser. Investigators say Soules left the scene and was arrested later at his home about 10 miles (16 kilometers) away.

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Soules was in an Iowa courtroom on Thursday as his attorneys said they want the case charges dismissed. The attorneys said they would formally argue for the dismissal during a hearing on Oct. 10.

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