Actor Tracy Morgan files lawsuit, speaks for the first time since deadly crash

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Comedian Tracy Morgan is back at home weeks after he was critically injured in a deadly car accident.

He flashed a peace sign and a huge smile as he spoke for the first time since the horrific accident that nearly killed him.

The comedian appeared in good spirits on Monday morning, moving gingerly and leaning on a walker as he got into a car.

Morgan rolled down the window and thanked everyone for their outpouring of support.

“I’m okay. I feel strong. I love you. Thank you very much, I appreciate it,” he said.

The “30 Rock” star and former Saturday Night Live cast member is now recovering at home after his limousine van was rear-ended by a speeding Wal-Mart tractor-trailer on June 7.

He suffered several cracked ribs, a broken nose and a severely broken leg.

Morgan spent two weeks in critical condition at a hospital before being moved to a rehabilitation facility for three weeks.

He is now suing Wal-Mart, contending the retail giant was negligent and their driver fell asleep at the wheel.

A criminal complaint says the driver, Kevin Roper, hadn’t slept in more than 24 hours before the crash.

Roper is charged with vehicular homicide for operating a vehicle recklessly and assault by auto.

He has pleaded not guilty.

Wal-Mart has called the crash a terrible tragedy and say they are “committed to doing the right thing for all involved.”

Roper could face up to 10 years in jail for his role in the deadly accident.

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