Representative Walorski Killed in Car Crash

Indiana Congresswoman was one of four dead in a tragic accident. 

Jackie Walorski, a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, was one of four people killed in a car crash Wednesday in Indiana. Congresswoman Walorski, age 58, represented Indiana’s Second Congressional district since 2013. 

“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 said. “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.”  

The congresswoman’s office issued the following statement on Wednesday: “Jackie Walorski was killed in a car accident this afternoon. She has returned home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Please keep her family in your thoughts and prayers.” 

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For God to comfort for the families and friends of Representative Walorski and the others who died in the collision.
  • For Congresswoman Walorski’s colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives and the state of Indiana as they grieve her loss.
  • For officials as they investigate and gather information surrounding the accident.

Sources: Fox News, CBN


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