Indianapolis Colts player Edwin Jackson was killed Sunday when he was struck by a suspected drunk driver in Indiana. Jackson was killed, along with another man, after a black Ford F-150 pickup struck both of them as they were standing on the side of a highway. Indiana police told the newspaper the incident took place in the early morning hours on Sunday, when the truck drove into the emergency shoulder where the men were standing near a stopped vehicle. “We were heartbroken to hear the news of Edwin Jackson’s passing,” the Colts said in a news release. “Edwin was loved by all in the Colts organization. We admired his outgoing personality, competitive spirit and hard-working mentality.” Jackson was signed by the Colts in January 2016. He started eight games in 2016, making 66 tackles. He was placed on injured reserve in September 2017.
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