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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) An Indianapolis Colts linebacker and the Avon man acting as his Uber driver died after a suspected drunk driver hit them on Interstate 70 early Sunday morning.
26 year old Edwin Jackson who first joined the Colts in May of 2015 and 54 year old Jeffrey Monroe of Avon had pulled to the side of I 70 near Holt Road because Jackson had become ill, Indiana State Police said in a release.
Gonsales was taken into custody after attempting to flee the scene on foot. He was later transported to Marion County Jail. Immigration Service. illegally and is a citizen of Guatemala. His real name isManuel Orrego Savala and he has been deported twice. He was deported in 2007 and again in 2009. He was also driving without a license.
appears that somebody got behind the wheel of a vehicle after having consumed alcohol and now we have tragic consequences that are going to affect many, many lives because of somebody poor decision, said Sgt. John Perrine withIndiana State Police.
Gonsales faces preliminary charges that include causing death when operating a motor vehicle with an alcohol concentration equivalent of .08 or more, operating a motor vehicle without ever receiving a license and operating a vehicle with an ACE of .15 or more, according to online records.
The crash closed all lanes for several hours for crew clean up and investigation.
The crash is the second double fatality crash of the morning, with the first happening on the city east side.
The Indianapolis Colts released the following statement on Sunday afternoon regarding Jackson death:
“We were heartbroken to hear the news of Edwin Jackson’s passing. Edwin was loved by all in the Colts organization. We admired his outgoing personality, competitive spirit and hard working mentality. He was well respected among all with whom he crossed paths, and he will be greatly missed in our locker room and throughout our entire organization.
Edwin Jackson always brought a smile to our locker room and the community. Terrific young man, respected and liked by all. Rest In Peace, Edwin. Please keep Edwin’s family in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. The company offered the following statement regarding the fatal incident:
Like so many who are mourning, we are heartbroken by this news. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families, the Colts, and the entire Indianapolis community.”
Sgt. John Perrine with ISP tweeted about Monroe death with a reminder to drive sober:
It’s heartwarming to see the love Edwin Jackson is receiving
Please don’t forget another man lost his life as well, Mr. Jeffrey Monroe of Avon was also killed by the alleged drunk driver
Heavy heart today, we aren’t robots, these events affect us allDriveSober
Nonprofit organization Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) released a statement after the crash, noting that the crash happened hours before Super Bowl 52 was set to begin: