Chris Soules was found to have no alcohol or drugs in his system hours after the Iowa crash that left a war veteran dead.
A toxicology report revealed that the “Bachelor’ star had no detectable amounts of alcohol or drugs in his urine or blood and he is not charged with any alcohol related offenses, according to documents obtained by the Daily News.
However, Soules was not taken into custody until hours after the accident occurred as he left the scene.
In the most recent filing by Soules’ attorney, the documents state that any evidence or testimony referencing whether Soules purchased alcohol, consumed alcohol, drove while impaired or had beer cans in his vehicle, should not be included because the only charge standing is whether the reality TV personality left the scene of a fatal accident.
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The documents also state that Kenneth Moser, 66, who died as a result of the crash should not be referred to as a “victim” because that implies guilt by Soules, “evidencing a bias against the him which violates his right to a fair trial, due process, and the presumption of innocence.”
Soules was arrested on April 26 around 1 a.m. after fleeing the scene of the crash, which occurred hours prior.
The Iowa State Patrol found Soules’ vehicle at his home, but he refused to leave the scene until cops executed a search warrant hours later.
He pleaded not guilty in May to leaving the scene of a deadly crash and his trial is set to begin on July 19. Soules will also take part in a pretrial conference on July 11.
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