Suspect in National Football League player's death has DUI…

Suspect in National Football League player's death has DUI…

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 vehicle accident that killed him has been charged with multiple felonies.

Orrego-Savala was arrested shortly after the crash.

Indianapolis Colts player Edwin Jackson and his Uber driver were killed on February 4, 2018, by a motorist believed to be driving drunk. Court documents list his blood alcohol level at 0.19, which is more than double the state's legal limit (0.08), according to the AP.

Orrego-Savala was arrested after trying to flee the scene on foot, according to police, who also said he was intoxicated. Since Orrego-Savala's fingerprints did not trigger an alert when submitted to the Indiana State Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, he was released after serving two days in jail, police said. Through a lawyer Wednesday, however, he said his correct name is Manuel Orrego-Savala, and a pretrial hearing was scheduled for March 27, the Indianapolis Star reported.

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

Orrego-Savala remains jailed in Indianapolis.

Investigators said Orrego-Savala was living illegally in the the time of Sunday's crash.

Aside from his two prior deportations, Orrego-Savala was convicted in 2005 for driving under the influence in Redwood City, Calif., according to ICE.

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"To be very honest with you, after Sunday's events with the passing of Edwin Jackson and Jeffrey Monroe, it was a very tough two days". "This is just one of many such preventable tragedies".

Orrego-Savala was arrested early Sunday morning after state police say the Ford F-150 pick-up truck he was driving careened into the emergency shoulder of I-70, striking and.

President Donald Trump reacted to the deadly incident, saying it is "disgraceful", and using it to call upon Democrats to work towards stricter immigration laws.

The complaint detailed Orrego-Savala's numerous aliases, including the name given at the scene of the crash, Alex Cabrera.

"State police investigators are working with US Federal Immigration Officials and they have placed a hold on Orrego-Savala".

"Additionally, he has many other misdemeanor criminal convictions and arrests in California and in", the statement from ICE said.

A police news release did not mention the presence of anyone else in the pickup truck.

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