Indiana Republican Rep. Jackie Walorski was killed in a car crash in Elkhart County on Wednesday, 3 Aug.

Zach Potts, 27, and Emma Thomson, 28, were also in the car with Walorski at the time and were killed in the crash.

A car going north collided with the Walorski car.

The driver of the northbound car was identified Wednesday afternoon as Edith Schmucker, 56, of Nappanee, and she was pronounced dead at the scene.

The sheriff's department reported Schmucker's car crossed the center line and hit Walorski's car head-on.

Elkhart County police are still investigating the crash.

"Dean Swihart, Jackie's husband, was just informed by Elkhart County Sheriff's office that Jackie was killed in a car accident this afternoon.

she was a member of the Indiana House of Representatives, representing Indiana's 21st district, from 2005 to 2010.

Walorski, 58, has served Indiana's 2nd district in the U.S. House of Representatives since 2013.

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