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Tracy Morgan "Still Struggling" After Crash: Lawyer



    Tracy Morgan "Still Struggling" After Crash: Lawyer
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    Tracy Morgan visits 106 & Park at BET studio on April 16, 2014 in New York City.

    Comedy star Tracy Morgan is "still struggling" more than two months after he was injured in a motor vehicle crash, his attorney said.

    Appearing on NBC's "Today" show Monday, Morgan's attorney Benedict Morelli said the "30 Rock" star was struggling but is "fighting hard."

    Morgan, 45, suffered a broken leg and cracked ribs when a Wal-Mart truck crashed into his Mercedes-Benz limousine on the New Jersey Turnpike on June 7. The accident killed Morgan's friend and fellow comedian, 62-year-old James McNair, and injured two other passengers.

    Morelli has filed suit against Wal-Mart, claiming the retailer should have known the truck driver had driven 700 miles from his home in Georgia to work in Delaware.

    In a statement to NBC News Wal-Mart called the accident a terrible tragedy and said the company is "cooperating fully with the ongoing investigation and working to resolve all of the remaining issues as a result of the accident."

    The driver of the Wal-Mart truck, Kevin Roper, has pleaded not guilty to charges of vehicular homicide and assault by auto.

    Watch the video of Morelli's appearance on "Today":

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