US Representative Jackie Walorski, a Republican from Indiana’s 2nd district, was killed in an vehicle accident on Wednesday.
According to a number of information retailers Ms Walorski died following a crash in Elkhart County at 12.32 pm native time.
Ms Walorski’s communications director, Emma Thompson, was named among the many deceased, as was a neighborhood Republican Party official. According to the information station, Ms Walorski’s automobile was struck head-on by a driver who crossed over into oncoming visitors; the motive force of that automobile died as nicely.
A northbound passenger automobile traveled left of heart and collided head on with a southbound automobile.
Walorski, Zachary Potts with the St. Joseph County Republican Party, and Walorski’s comm. director Emma Thompson all handed away.
— Erica Finke WSBT (@EricaFinkeTV) August 3, 2022
A press release from Ms Walorski’s workplace was shared on Twitter by House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy confirming the information.
Congressman Adam Kinzinger, a fellow Republican, was one of many first to launch a press release after the information broke.
“My heart is heavy, and i don’t have the words. But all I can say is prayers for her family. She was a good and honorable public servant,” he tweeted.