Quantcast

Colts Linebacker Edwin Jackson Killed After Being Struck By Susp - LEX18.com | Continuous News and StormTracker Weather

Colts Linebacker Edwin Jackson Killed After Being Struck By Suspected Drunk Driver

Posted: Updated:
AP Photo/Darron Cummings AP Photo/Darron Cummings

INDIANAPOLIS, In. (AP) - The Indianapolis Colts say linebacker Edwin Jackson was one of two men killed when a suspected drunken driver struck them as they stood outside their car along a highway in Indianapolis.

The Colts said in a statement Sunday that the team is “heartbroken” by Jackson’s death. The statement says the 26-year-old “was loved by all in the Colts organization.”

State police identified the victims as Jackson, who grew up in Atlanta, and 54-year-old Jeffrey Monroe, of Avon, Indiana. Police say they were killed when a suspected drunken driver struck them as they stood outside their car along Interstate 70 on Indianapolis’ west side.

Authorities say the driver that struck them before dawn on Sunday tried to flee on foot but was quickly captured. Toxicology results are pending.

WEATHER
MaxTrack Doppler
  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Jefferson Co. District Court Judge Candidate Dies Hours After Winning Primary

    Jefferson Co. District Court Judge Candidate Dies Hours After Winning Primary

    Thursday, May 24 2018 7:53 AM EDT2018-05-24 11:53:11 GMT
    Facebook/ WAVE 3Facebook/ WAVE 3

    LOUISVILLE, Ky (WAVE 3/Courier Journal)  Less than 24 hours after winning the primary race, an attorney running for Jefferson County district court judge has died.  WAVE 3 News reports that Attorney Danny Alvarez was a candidate for Kentucky District Court 30 Division 9 court judge. He was supposed to face Tanisha Ann Hickerson in November.  Exact details of his death have not been released, but the Courier Journal cites the candidate's campaign manager, Jon...

    LOUISVILLE, Ky (WAVE 3/Courier Journal)  Less than 24 hours after winning the primary race, an attorney running for Jefferson County district court judge has died.  WAVE 3 News reports that Attorney Danny Alvarez was a candidate for Kentucky District Court 30 Division 9 court judge. He was supposed to face Tanisha Ann Hickerson in November.  Exact details of his death have not been released, but the Courier Journal cites the candidate's campaign manager, Jon...

  • FDA Warns Teething Medicines Unsafe, Wants Them Off Shelves

    FDA Warns Teething Medicines Unsafe, Wants Them Off Shelves

    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:17 AM EDT2018-05-24 09:17:34 GMT
    MGNMGN
    MGNMGN
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal health officials warned parents Wednesday about the dangers of teething remedies that contain a popular numbing ingredient and asked manufacturers to stop selling their products intended for babies and toddlers. The Food and Drug Administration said that various gels and creams containing the drug benzocaine can cause rare but deadly side effects in children, especially those 2 years and younger. The agency has been warning about the products for a decade b...
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal health officials warned parents Wednesday about the dangers of teething remedies that contain a popular numbing ingredient and asked manufacturers to stop selling their products intended for babies and toddlers. The Food and Drug Administration said that various gels and creams containing the drug benzocaine can cause rare but deadly side effects in children, especially those 2 years and younger. The agency has been warning about the products for a decade b...
  • KSR: UK Football Player Arrested On Drug Charges

    KSR: UK Football Player Arrested On Drug Charges

    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:09 AM EDT2018-05-24 13:09:01 GMT

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (KSR) - A Kentucky Football player was arrested on drug charges Thursday. According to Kentucky Sports Radio, Marcus Walker was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, trafficking in marijuana and trafficking a controlled substance (cocaine). Walker signed with UK in 2015 and was set to play this fall. 

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (KSR) - A Kentucky Football player was arrested on drug charges Thursday. According to Kentucky Sports Radio, Marcus Walker was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, trafficking in marijuana and trafficking a controlled substance (cocaine). Walker signed with UK in 2015 and was set to play this fall. 

Powered by Frankly

© LEX18.com 2018, LEX18.com
A CORDILLERA COMMUNICATIONS Station
All rights reserved
Privacy Policy, | Terms of Service, and Ad Choices

Can't find something?