Tracy Morgan grateful to settle crash lawsuit with Walmart, deal was “amicable”

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Tracy Morgan (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)

NEWARK, N.J. — Tracy Morgan says he’s grateful his lawsuit against Walmart over a New Jersey highway crash that injured him and killed one of his friends has been resolved.

The actor-comedian says the Bentonville, Arkansas-based company “did right by” him and his family.

Both sides announced the settlement Wednesday.

Walmart Stores Inc. calls it “amicable.” Details haven’t been disclosed.

A Walmart truck slammed into the back of a limo van carrying Morgan and other people back from a show in Delaware last June. New York comedian James “Jimmy Mack” McNair was killed. Morgan suffered head trauma, a broken leg and broken ribs.

An attorney says the former “Saturday Night Live” and “30 Rock” star is still recovering.

Van passengers from Jersey City, New Jersey, and Shelton, Connecticut, also were plaintiffs in the lawsuit.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.