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Indiana congresswoman Jackie Walorski dies in car crash – report | Indiana

Jackie Walorski, who represents Indiana’s second congressional district in the US House of Representatives, died in a car crash on Wednesday afternoon, WNDU, an NBC affiliate in Indiana, posted on Twitter.

Three other people were killed in the crash, a collision of two vehicles near the Indiana town of Nappanee, north of Indianapolis, ABC57 TV reported, citing a police statement.

The TV station and other local media said the others killed included Walorski’s communications director Emma Thomson and Zachery Potts, a local Republican county chair.

Walorski, 58, a Republican, was a lifelong resident of Indiana, according to her official biography. She served on the House ways and means committee and as the ranking member of the subcommittee on worker and family support.

House minority leader Kevin McCarthy shared his condolences for Walorski’s family on Wednesday.

Walorski’s office did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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