Indiana Congresswoman, Staffers Killed in Car Crash
DEVELOPING STORY: Indiana Congresswoman Jackie Walorski has died in a car wreck in Elkhart County.
Killed along with Walorski were several other people, including her driver and communications director.
The wreck happened earlier today when a car crossed the center line and hit the SUV in which Walorski was a passenger head-on.
Zachery Potts, 27, of Mishawaka and Emma Thomson, 28, of Washington, DC were the names of the people with Walorski, who died.
Edith Schmucker, 56, the driver of the other vehicle, was also killed.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy announced her death “with a heavy heart.”
“She has returned home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ,” McCarthy wrote on Twitter. “Please keep her family in your thoughts and prayers.”
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