Tracy Morgan Crash: Driver Charged with Death by Auto

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Tracy Morgan at the Screen Actors Guild Awards red carpet. (Courtesy: Tom Larson/CNN)

(CNN) — A Georgia man has been charged in connection with the wreck on the New Jersey Turnpike that left comedian-actor Tracy Morgan in critical condition, the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office said in a statement released Saturday. Kevin Roper, 35, of Jonesboro, has been charged with one count of death by auto and four counts of assault by auto after the tractor-trailer he was driving crashed into the limo bus carrying the comedian and others, the statement said.


From CNN’s Rob Frehse

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