Prosecutor: Kevin Roper, trucker in crash that injured Tracy Morgan, lacked sleep

Tracy Morgan recovering after surgery following crash on

Tracy Morgan recovering after surgery following crash on New Jersey Turnpike

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The truck driver from Georgia accused of triggering a crash in New Jersey that critically injured Tracy Morgan and killed another comedian had not slept for more than 24 hours.

The information about 35-year-old Kevin Roper's lack of sleep is contained in a criminal complaint.

Authorities say Roper apparently failed to slow for traffic early Saturday and swerved to avoid a crash. His...

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