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who is suspected in a drunken driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and an Uber driver in Indiana. The 37 year old said little during his initial court hearing, responding through an interpreter as the judge explained the proceedings and charges.
Investigators said Jackson, 26, and his Uber driver, 54 year old Jeffrey Monroe, were standing outside Monroe car along Interstate 70 when they were struck early Sunday by a pickup truck driven by Orrego Savala. He was arrested shortly after the fatal crash.
Court documents allege a blood test conducted at a hospital found him with a blood alcohol level of 0.19, more than double Indiana legal limit for driving. The two most serious charges each carry maximum sentence of up to 20 years in prison. at the time of the crash,
according to investigators. He was charged late Tuesday by federal prosecutors with illegal re entry of a previously deported alien. attorney office said would be handled after any state charges are resolved.
President Donald Trump drew added attention to the case on Twitter, calling the highway collision that killed Jackson and Monroe The president also prodded Democrats to work with him on illegal immigration and border security.
A spokesman for Jackson family has said his relatives are devastated and planned no response to Trump tweets about the crash and the suspect immigration status.
family is in shock, as you can imagine. This obviously happened so unexpectedly, Atlanta attorney Daniel Meachum said.
Investigators said they believe Orrego Savala was intoxicated at the time of the Indiana crash.
In the 2005 case, he pleaded no contest to two separate drunken driving offenses and was given a brief jail sentence, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said Tuesday.
Orrego Savala remains jailed in Indianapolis. Federal and county prosecutors spell his name as in charging documents, but his attorney said his name is spelled Orrego Savala,
a spelling listed among his aliases in the federal documents.