Authorities: Trucker in Morgan crash hadn't slept

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Tracy Morgan recovering after surgery following crash on New Jersey Turnpike (June 10, 2014 7:33 AM)

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(AP) -- A truck driver's lack of sleep was being blamed for the highway crash that injured Tracy Morgan and killed another comedian in New Jersey.

As Morgan recovered in a hospital, authorities said Monday that the truck driver who triggered the crash hadn't slept for more than 24 hours before the accident.

Wal-Mart trucker Kevin Roper is expected to appear in state court Wednesday....

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