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Chris Soules to Pay $2.5 Million in Fatal Car Crash Settlement

Chris Soules is paying the price for his part in a fatal car crash that killed a 66-year-old man.

According to a settlement and release agreement obtained by WeAreIowa.com, Chris and his parents, Gary and Linda SoOn Tuesday, May 21, the reality star was due to be sentenced for leaving the scene of the accident, but the sentencing was delayed so that the court can remove the victim impact statements from the pre-sentencing reIn November, the star plead guilty to the charge of leaving an accident, in exchange for the reduction of his sentence. At the time, Soules’ attorney, Gina Messamer, told E! News in a statement, “The prosecutor has amended the charge down to a misdemeanor and Mr. Soules has entered a Conditional Guilty Plea to the misdemeanor charge. This misdemeanor charge carries a penalty ranging between a deferred judgment and no jail time up to two years’ incarceration... The basis for Mr. Soules’ guilty plea is that he failed to provide his registration information to law enforcement or 911 dispatch as required by Iowa law.”

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port. According to the Des Moines Register, the date could be rescheduled as early as August. For his crime he faces up to two years in prison.

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ules, are required to pay $2.5 million to the family of the victim, Kenneth Mosher, as part of a wrongful death lawsuit. The two parties entered the agreement in January 2019, however, it was only recently approved.

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