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Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan remained hospitalized Sunday morning as officials charged the driver of a tractor-trailer ...
in connection with the accident along the New Jersey Turnpike. (June 7)
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SHOTLIST:STRINGER VIDEO - AP CLIENTS ONLYMANDATORY COURTESY: Will Vaultz PhotographyCranbury Township, New Jersey - 7 June 2014++USER GENERATED CONTENT: UGC cannot be absolutely verified. This video has been authenticated based on the following validation checks: Video is consistent with independent AP reporting. Video cleared for use by all AP clients by third party permission.1. Driving shot of accidentSTORYLINE:Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan remained hospitalized as state and federal officials continued their investigation of a six-vehicle crash on the New Jersey Turnpike that took the life of a Morgan friend and left two others seriously injured, authorities say.Morgan, 45, was in critical condition and his family arrived to be with him after a tractor-trailer rammed into his chauffeured limousine bus, carrying seven people, his spokesman Lewis Kay said. A passenger in a car traveling along the New Jersey Turnpike in the aftermath of the crash captured video of the accident scene.Morgan and the group were traveling home from a standup comedy show in Delaware, officials said. About 1 a.m. Saturday, near Cranbury Township, the tractor-trailer driver apparently failed to slow for traffic ahead and swerved at the last minute to avoid a crash, state police Sgt. 1st Class Greg Williams said.The truck driver was charged with death by auto in the Saturday crash that killed comedian James McNair, described as a mentor to the former "Saturday Night Live" and "30 Rock" cast member. McNair, 62, of Peekskill, New York, who performed as Jimmy Mack, died when the limo overturned on the turnpike, authorities said.