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President Trump: Death of Colts linebacker by person 'illegally in our country' was a 'preventable tragedy'

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Edwin Jackson - Indianapolis Colts linebacker, Photo Date: 9/18/2016 Edwin Jackson - Indianapolis Colts linebacker, Photo Date: 9/18/2016
The 37yo driver of the Ford F-150 was using the alias Alex Cabrera Gonsales. His given name is Manuel Orrego-Savala and he is a Guatemalan citizen. Detectives say he's in the U.S. illegally and has been deported twice before, in 2007 and 2009. The 37yo driver of the Ford F-150 was using the alias Alex Cabrera Gonsales. His given name is Manuel Orrego-Savala and he is a Guatemalan citizen. Detectives say he's in the U.S. illegally and has been deported twice before, in 2007 and 2009.
Colt's Linebacker Edwin Jackson and Uber driver Jeffrey Monroe were killed when drunk driver Manuel Orrego-Savala hit them in the truck he was driving. Colt's Linebacker Edwin Jackson and Uber driver Jeffrey Monroe were killed when drunk driver Manuel Orrego-Savala hit them in the truck he was driving.
This is the truck Manuel Orrego-Savala was driving during the crash that killed Colt's Edwin Jackson and Uber driver Jeffrey Monroe, Photo Date: 2/4/18 This is the truck Manuel Orrego-Savala was driving during the crash that killed Colt's Edwin Jackson and Uber driver Jeffrey Monroe, Photo Date: 2/4/18

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump says it's "so disgraceful" that Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson was killed by a person who is in the U.S. illegally.
 
Trump is also prodding Democrats to work with him on illegal immigration and border security. Trump tweeted Tuesday: "So disgraceful that a person illegally in our country killed Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson. This is just one of many such preventable tragedies. We must get the Dems to get tough on the Border, and with illegal immigration, FAST!"
 
Trump added in a second tweet: "My prayers and best wishes are with the family of Edwin Jackson, a wonderful young man whose life was so senselessly taken. Colts."
 
Authorities say the man suspected of the drunken-driving crash Sunday that killed Jackson has been twice deported from the U.S.

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