Deal Lets Driver of Wal-Mart Truck in Tracy Morgan Crash Avoid Jail Time

Kevin Roper, attorney David Glassman/WABC

The man who was driving the Wal-Mart truck that crashed into actor-comedian Tracy Morgan's van on the New Jersey Turnpike in 2014, killing one and injuring several others, changed his plea to guilty Nov. 29 and could avoid jail time.

November 29, 2016

NTSB Blames Wal-Mart Driver's Fatigue in Fatal Crash That Hurt Comedian Morgan

The National Transportation Safety Board has unanimously placed the primary blame on a fatigued driver of a Wal-Mart Transportation truck in the June 2014 highway crash in New Jersey that killed one person and seriously injured comedian Tracy Morgan.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
August 17, 2015

Tracy Morgan Crash: Wal-Mart Driver Fatigue, Unused Seat Belts Were Factors, NTSB Says

Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

A Wal-Mart Stores Inc. driver hit a limo van carrying comic Tracy Morgan last year because he was so fatigued he didn’t notice traffic had slowed ahead of him, U.S. investigators found Aug. 11.

August 11, 2015

Tracy Morgan Video: Wal-Mart Has 'Stepped Up'

TODAY show

In his first extensive interview in almost a year, actor-comedian Tracy Morgan told host Matt Lauer and NBC's "TODAY" show audience June 1 that Wal-Mart has "stepped up to the plate in a tremendous way" in apologizing for causing the accident on the New Jersey Turnpike last June that killed one of Morgan's colleagues and left Morgan in a coma.

June 1, 2015

Tracy Morgan, Wal-Mart Settle Lawsuit Over Jersey Crash

Bloomberg News

Tracy Morgan and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. settled the actor-comedian’s lawsuit over a New Jersey Turnpike crash that had left him in a coma for days and killed another comedian.

May 28, 2015

N.J. Court Bars Wal-Mart Driver from Tracy Morgan Civil Case

Kevin Roper, the driver of a Wal-Mart truck involved in a crash that injured comedian Tracy Morgan and killed Morgan's colleague, has been barred by a New Jersey judge from becoming part of Morgan’s civil case against the retailer.

February 4, 2015

Wal-Mart Settles With Family of Comedian Who Died in Crash

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. reached a confidential legal settlement with the family of comedian James McNair, who died in a June 7 accident on the New Jersey Turnpike that also seriously injured actor-comedian Tracy Morgan.

David Voreacos | Bloomberg News
January 23, 2015

Wal-Mart: Tracy Morgan, Other Van Occupants in Crash Weren’t Belted

Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. claimed in a court document that the occupants of a van involved in the June crash that killed a colleague of comedian Tracy Morgan were not wearing seat belts at the time of the accident.

Rip Watson | Special to Transport Topics
September 29, 2014