Walorksi was tragically killed in Elkhart County, Indiana on Wednesday afternoon at the age of 58. She represented Indiana’s 2nd Congressional district for over 8 years.
“On August 3, 2022 at approximately 12:32 PM the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Office responded to a two vehicle crash on SR 19 south of SR 119,” the sheriff’s office told Fox News Digital.
“A northbound passenger car traveled left of center and collided head on with a southbound sports utility vehicle. All three occupants in the southbound vehicle died as a result of their injuries: Jackie Walorski, 58, Elkhart, Indiana Zachery Potts, 27, Mishawaka, Indiana Emma Thomson, 28, Washington, DC.
“The sole occupant of the northbound vehicle, Edith Schmucker, 56, Nappanee, Indiana was pronounced deceased at the scene. The Elkhart County Coroner’s Office and the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Office are conducting the investigation. No additional information will be released at this time.”
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy shared a statement from Walorski’s office on Twitter.
It is with a heavy heart that I am sharing this statement from the Office of Congresswoman Jackie Walorski. pic.twitter.com/UEPoKBDf5N— Kevin McCarthy (@GOPLeader) August 3, 2022
This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.