BREAKING: Republican Congresswoman Jackie Walorski Killed in Car Crash in Indiana – Two Aides Were Also Killed

By Cristina Laila    August 3, 2022

Nappanee, Indiana – Republican Congresswoman Jackie Walorski was killed in a car crash on Wednesday. Two aides were also killed.

Four people total were killed in the crash, according to police.

ABC 57 reported:

Four people died in a crash at SR 19 and SR 119 near Nappanee Wednesday afternoon. According to police, one of the victims was US Rep. Jackie Walorski.

The crash happened at 12:32 p.m. Wednesday between two vehicles near the intersection of SR 19 and SR 119.

Three people in an SUV were killed in the crash, including Walorski, Zachery Potts and Emma Thompson.

The sole occupant of the other vehicle involved in the crash was also pronounced dead at the scene.

She has been identified as 56-year-old Edith Schmucker of Nappanee.

Walorski has represented District 2 since 2012.


GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy weighed in on the crash today.