Slain MIT officer was brother of Hendrick Motorsports machinist

Friday April 19th, 2013

Sean Collier, the MIT officer slain in the line of duty Thursday night in Cambridge, Mass. during an armed altercation with suspects of the Boston Marathon bombing, was the brother of a Hendrick Motorsports machinist.

Hendrick Motorsports released a statement regarding machinist Andrew Collier and his brother's death.

The thoughts and prayers of everyone at Hendrick Motorsports are with Andrew Collier and his family. Andrew, a machinist in the Hendrick Motorsports engine department, tragically lost his brother, Officer Sean Collier, last night in Cambridge, Mass. We ask that the family’s privacy be considered during this difficult time.

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