Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-IN) was killed in a car crash along with her district director, Zachery Potts, and communications director, Emma Thomson, according to the Elkhart County Sheriff. .
Speaker Pelosi has ordered the flags at the U.S. Capitol to be flown at half-staff due to the passing of Congresswoman Jackie Walorski of Indiana.
Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) and three others died in a fatal car crash. Her comms director, Emma Thomson, and Zachary Potts of the St. Joseph County Republican Party were also killed in the accident, per the sheriff’s office.
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It was an honor to serve with Congresswoman Jackie Walorski. My heart is heavy and she will be missed. She and her family are in my thoughts.https://t.co/LZvY85mYbT
— Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (@CongressmanRaja) August 3, 2022
My prayers are with the family and staff of my colleague, Congresswoman Jackie Walorski and the others who were tragically killed in a traffic collision today. Please keep them in your thoughts.
— Rep. Val Demings (@RepValDemings) August 3, 2022
We are heartbroken by the sudden loss of @JackieWalorski, a great friend of Israel, and her two dedicated staff members, Zach Potts and Emma Thomson.
We are sending their families and the constituents of Indiana’s Second Congressional District strength during this tragic moment.
— Israel in Chicago (@IsraelinChicago) August 3, 2022