Late IndyCar driver Justin Wilson 'saved 6 lives today' by donating organs, his brother tweets

Stefan Wilson continued to tweet heartfelt words Tuesday about his brother, Justin Wilson, the IndyCar driver who died Monday after being hit by debris from another car during a race the previous day.

One of those messages was particularly striking:

"With #giftoflife @justin_wilson saved 6 lives today. He just keeps setting the bar higher. Keep Julia & the girls in your prayers #myherojw," tweeted Stefan Wilson, also an IndyCar driver.

In a previous tweet, Stefan Wilson had mentioned that his brother was an organ donor.

"He never stopped giving & caring for others," Stefan Wilson tweeted of his brother on Monday. "Even at this time. He had pre-chosen to donate his organs to help others in need. #myherojw"

Gift of Life Donor Program is a nonprofit organization that "has worked to coordinate life-saving and life-enhancing transplants for those waiting, while supporting the generous donors and their families who have chosen to give others a second chance through organ donation" since 1974, according to its website.

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