Over the weekend, an Indianapolis Colts player and his Uber driver were killed in a drunk driving hit and run. Edwin Jackson, a linebacker for the NFL team and Jeffrey Monroe were standing outside their car on Interstate 70 when they were hit and killed.

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An Indiana State Police officer was patrolling the area and came upon the scene and when turning on his lights, the suspect, 37-year-old Manuel Orrego-Savala, tried to flee the scene on foot. He was apprehended but gave a fake name when taken into custody.

Today, it was released that Orrego-Savala was in the country illegally and deported twice, once in 2007 and 2009. He was also driving without a license. Currently, he’s being held for immigration officials at the Marion County jail in Indianapolis.

Following the tragedy, the Colts released this statement on Twitter:

 

 

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