INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Police say a person being held in a suspected drunken driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson has twice been deported from the USA.
Indiana State Police mentioned Monday that 37-year-old Manuel Orrego-Savala is a citizen of Guatemala and gave officers a pretend identify following the Sunday accident.
Investigators say he is within the U.S. illegally and was deported in 2007 and 2009. He remained within the Marion County Jail on Monday.
Police say the 26-year-old Jackson and 54-year-old Jeffrey Monroe have been standing outdoors their automotive alongside Interstate 70 in Indianapolis once they have been hit and killed by a pickup truck being pushed by Orrego-Savala. Investigators say Monroe was a ride-sharing driver and had pulled over to let Jackson out of the automotive as a result of he was in poor health.
Police say they consider Orrego-Savala was intoxicated and driving with out a license. Police say they’re working with prosecutors on potential prison expenses.
Jackson was signed by the Arizona Cardinals in Might 2015 and launched by the workforce about three months later. He was signed to the Colts follow squad in December 2015 after which by the Colts to order/future contract in January 2016. He was positioned on injured reserve final September.
The Colts launched the next assertion on Sunday:
“We have been heartbroken to listen to the information of Edwin Jackson’s passing. Edwin was liked by all within the Colts group. We admired his outgoing character, aggressive spirit and hard-working mentality. He was well-respected amongst all with whom he crossed paths.”