Colts' Edwin Jackson Suspect Hit with Felony Charges ... In Fatal Crash

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National Football League fans are still reeling from the tragic death of Indianapolis Colt's player Edwin Jackson, and now the suspect allegedly responsible for the fatal auto accident that killed him has been charged with multiple felonies.

Orrego-Savala didn't stop, but police caught up with him and arrested him shortly after the fatal crash.

The illegal immigrant suspected in the drunk driving death of an Indianapolis Colts player and Uber driver was convicted previous year under an alias, in prosecutors said Tuesday. A blood test conducted at a hospital determined he had a blood-alcohol level of 0.19 percent, more than double Indiana's legal limit for driving, according to court documents.

Customs Enforcement officials said Orrego-Savala was previously convicted of driving under the influence in California in 2005.

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Orrego-Savala, 37, was arrested following the crash early Sunday along Interstate 70 in Indianapolis.

He noted that Attorney General Jeff Sessions has ordered all federal prosecutors to prioritize charging immigrants who have illegally re-entered the United States, especially when they are linked to a crime or present a risk to public safety. CNN called the man an undocumented immigrant.

Police said Orrego-Savala was the driver of the F-150.

The man who allegedly hit Jackson, Manuel Orrego-Savala, was charged in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of in with illegally re-entering the U.S. after he was deported at an earlier date.

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Indianapolis television station WRTV reported that Orrego-Savala told the judge through an interpreter: "I wasn't driving the vehicle".

Pick-up truck driver Manuel Orrego-Savala was allegedly drunk when he plowed his vehicle into Jackson and an Uber driver standing by the side of the road, killing both, before fleeing the scene on foot. "We must get the [Democrats] to get tough on the Border, and with illegal immigration, FAST!"

However, Orrego-Zavala was arrested again by ICE ERO in March 2009, deported to Guatemala in May 2009, and barred from returning to the USA for 20 years. They say he was again living illegally in the U.S. "Much of such commentary, including tweets by the president, fails to acknowledge that both Edwin Jackson and Jeffrey Monroe lost their lives on Sunday". He has other "misdemeanor criminal convictions and arrests in California and in", the ICE statement said.

"This was a completely preventable tragedy", he told Fox News' "Fox & Friends." They say Jackson and Monroe were struck and killed by a pickup truck driven by Orrego-Savala.

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