"Please don't tell me he's dead."
Susan Collier pleaded with grief counselors at Vanderbilt University Medical Center Wednesday after rushing there to see her son, who had been in a motorcycle crash.
"I'm so sorry," a counselor responded.
"No, don't tell me that, please," Collier pleaded.
Her son, Bradley Collier, 35, of Nashville died after his motorcycle smashed into the back of a truck. Her family had only learned two weeks ago that the Iraq war veteran had bought the bike. They had pleaded with him to reconsider.
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