Jackie Walorski Death Caused From Accident, What Really Happened To The Congresswoman?
Indiana’s 2nd congressional district representative Jackie Walorski, 58, died in an accident in Elkhart County.
Born on August 17, 1963, the politician has been the U.S. Representative for Indiana’s 2nd congressional district since 2013. She belongs to the Republican Party and served as the 21st district’s representative in Indiana’s House of Representatives from 2005 to 2010.
Walorski won the Republican primary for Indiana’s 2nd congressional district in 2010, but Democratic incumbent Joe Donnelly narrowly defeated him in the general election. Moreover, Walorski won the position in 2012 after Donnelly left it to run for the U.S. Senate.
U.S. Representative Jackie Walorski died in a car crash this afternoon at 12:32 P.M. near Nappanee in Elkhart County on S.R. 19 south of S.R. 119.
BREAKING: We’ve just learned that Jackie Walorski, U.S. representative for Indiana’s 2nd congressional district, has died in a crash this afternoon in Elkhart County. pic.twitter.com/2JZHlzCnIR
— WNDU (@WNDU) August 3, 2022
According to the reports, she and two other people, Zachery Potts and Emma Thompson are killed in the crash. The driver of the vehicle traveling southbound on State Road 19 was also killed, as did two of the passengers. The vehicle was traveling northbound.
Twitter is now flooded with the news of her demise and sending condolences to her family and friends to stay strong in her loss.
Jackie Walorski Husband Dean Swihart: Meet Her Family
Walorski was hitched to Dean Swihart, a Mishawaka teacher, in 1995. She attended South Gate Church, a South Bend Assemblies of God megachurch, and lived in Jimtown, an unincorporated suburb west of Elkhart.
Walorski was raised in the city’s Gilmer Park neighborhood with her two elder brothers after being born in South Bend, Indiana.
The politician belonged to a middle-class family where her mother, Martha C., worked as a meat cutter at a local grocery store. In contrast, her father, Raymond B. Walorski, worked as a firefighter and owned an appliance store.
Indiana’s representative had polish and German ancestry.
She went to Hay Elementary School when she was younger and graduated from Riley High School in 1981. She next attended Liberty Baptist College from 1981 to 1983 before earning her B.A. in communications and public administration in 1985 from Taylor University.
What Is The Net Worth Of Jackie Walorski?
According to people.com, the shrewd politician had an estimated net worth of $2.11 million at her death. American congresswoman had a very burnishing political career. She represented Indiana’s 21st district from 2005 to 2010.
Walorski won the position in 2012 after Donnelly left it to run for the U.S. Senate.
From 1985 to 1989, Walorski started her career as a television reporter for WSBT-TV, a South Bend CBS station. From 1989 to 1991, the adept politician worked as the executive director of the St. Joseph County Humane Society.
When she was selected as the director of membership at the St. Joseph County Chamber of Commerce in 1996, Walorski worked as the director of institutional development at Ancilla College since 1991.
Later, from 1997 to 1999, she served as Indiana University South Bend’s annual giving director.