Documents: Truck Driver Charged In Tracy Morgan Crash Was Sleep Deprived

Photo courtesy of CBS News.

Photo courtesy of CBS News.

The truck driver that was charged in an automobile accident that left one person dead and three others critically injured, including actor Tracy Morgan, had not slept in more than a day, according to affiliate station WCBS.

Kevin Roper, 35, of Jonesboro, Ga., is facing a number of charges, including death by auto, in connection with a large accident on the New Jersey Turnpike early Saturday morning (June 7), WCBS reported.

Roper was operating the truck, “without having slept for a period in excess of 24 hours,” according to WCBS.

To read the full story on our affiliate station’s website WCBS – Channel 2, click here.


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