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Trump: ‘shame’ that illegal immigrants Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson killed

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Police: NFL player who was killed by illegal immigrants

Police show drunk, the alleged driver, hit a car that had been driven with Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson, twice.

President Trump on Tuesday called the death of Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson, another “avoidable” and “shame” – a tragedy, after the police identified the alleged driver grid charged with drunk in him as a Guatemalan citizen in the U.S. illegally.

“So shameful that a person is killed illegally in our country @Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson. This is just one of the many avoidable tragedies. We need to get the Dems to be tough on the border and with illegal immigration, QUICKLY!” Trump tweeted.

So shameful that a person is killed illegally in our country @Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson. This is just one of the many avoidable tragedies. We need to get the Dems to be tough on the border and with illegal immigration, FAST!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) 6. February 2018

He added: “My prayers and best wishes are with the family of Edwin Jackson, a wonderful young man whose life was taken so senselessly. @Colts.”

My prayers and best wishes are with the family of Edwin Jackson, a wonderful young man whose life was taken so senselessly. @Colts

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) 6. February 2018

Edwin Jackson, 26, and Jeffrey Monroe, 54, also in his vehicle, were struck and killed around 4 a.m. on Sunday on Interstate 70 in Indiana – apparently, while outside her vehicle on the emergency shoulder. Monroe was allegedly Jackson’s Uber driver.

COLTS LINEBACKER KILLED, PROBABLY BY DRUNKEN DRIVER

Indiana state police identified the driver of a F-150 truck in the incident as Manuel Orrego-Savala, 37, had been deported in the years 2007 and 2009.

Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson, 26, was killed Sunday.

(AP)

Orrego-Savala fled the scene but was arrested shortly thereafter. Prison records seen by Fox News on Monday morning, said Orrego-Savala, under an alias, driving without a license.

Orrego-Savala blood-alcohol level was 0.239 at the time of the accident — three times the legal limit — The Indianapolis Star reported, citing a probable cause affidavit.

Vice-President Mike Pence tweeted about Jackson’s “senseless & avoidable” death on the Monday evening, calling it a “tragedy”.

On my way to Alaska. I was very sad to hear about the passing of the Indianapolis @Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson. This was a senseless & avoidable tragedy. This is a great loss to the entire Indiana community. My prayers are with his family in their time of grief. https://t.co/JKkzxakfmE

— Vice-President Mike Pence (@VP) 6. February 2018

“I was very sad to hear about the passing of the Indianapolis @Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson,” Pence said. “This is a great loss to the entire Indiana community. My prayers are with his family in their time of grief.”

It was not immediately clear if Orrego-Savala you deported back to the USA, once in 2009.

Fox News, Greg Norman and Nicole Darrah contributed to this report.

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