TRENTON, N.J (AP) – Tracy Morgan is suing Wal-Mart over last month’s highway crash that seriously injured him and killed a fellow comedian. The lawsuit, filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in New Jersey, claims Wal-Mart was negligent when a driver of one of its tractor-trailers rammed into Morgan’s limousine bus.
The June 7 wreck on the New Jersey Turnpike killed 62-year-old comedian James McNair, who went by the name Jimmy Mack. Comedian Ardley Fuqua and Jeffrey and Krista Millea, who were passengers in the limo, are named as plaintiffs.READ MORE: Field Of Flags Open To Public Through Fourth Of July
Morgan, the former “Saturday Night Live” and “30 Rock” star, suffered a broken leg and broken ribs in the crash. Fuqua is recovering from crash-related injuries.READ MORE: Nelson, Sandra Fires In Butte County Fully Contained
The truck driver, Kevin Roper, has pleaded not guilty to death by auto and other charges.MORE NEWS: Sunday's Show Info. (7/3/22)
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