Indianapolis Colts player Edwin Jackson has been killed in an early morning crash by a drunk driver in Indiana.
Jackson, 26, was killed along with 54-year-old Jeffrey Monore.
The two of them were “standing near a stopped vehicle when a black Ford F-150 pickup truck drove onto the emergency shoulder and struck them both.”
UPDATE: The Colts have issued the following statement: “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. We also understand that another person lost his life in the accident, only adding to our sorrow on this day. We are shocked and saddened by this tragedy, and our thoughts and prayers are with the families of both men during this difficult time.”