Kevin Roper, driver charged in comedian Tracy Morgan's accident, pleads not guilty

Kevin Roper

The truck driver charged in the fatal highway crash that also injured comedian Tracy Morgan and several other people has pleaded not guilty at an initial court appearance. (Credit: News 12 New Jersey)

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The driver of a Wal-Mart truck charged in the fatal New Jersey Turnpike crash that also injured comedian Tracy Morgan and several others pleaded not guilty during a court appearance Wednesday.

Kevin Roper, 35, appeared in state court in New Brunswick to face charges including death by auto and assault by auto. The judge kept his bail at $50,000.

Roper is accused of having gone without...

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