Republican Indiana Rep. Jackie Walorski died Wednesday at the age of 58.
Walorksi, who represented Indiana’s 2nd Congressional district since 2013, was killed in a car crash on Wednesday afternoon in Elkhart County, Indiana.
“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 investigation into the crash is being conducted by the Elkhart County Coroner’s Office and the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Office.
Republican House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy responded to the news on Twitter.