Jena Greene | Reporter

The illegal immigrant who rammed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson pled guilty in court on Friday.

Manuel Orrego-Zavala, a 37-year-old Guatemalan national, crashed his truck into Jackson and his Uber driver on the side of an Indiana highway back in February. Orrego-Zavala pled guilty to two counts of “DUI that causes the death of another,” TMZ reports. (RELATED: Illegal Alien Suspect In DUI Death Of Colts Player Charged With Immigration Felony)

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| Fiscal acusa a guatemalteco Manuel Orrego-Zavala por muerte del jugador de la NFL Edwin Jackson ► 
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The incident made national headlines this winter after President Trump tweeted about the case, calling Jackson’s untimely death “disgraceful,” and turning up the heat on the immigration debate. (RELATED: Trump Is Right To Politicize NFL Player’s Death)

Donald J. Trump


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!

If convicted, Orrego-Zavala stands to spend up to 16 years in prison. His sentencing is scheduled for September.