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Truck driver in Tracy Morgan crash pleads not guilty

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Kevin Roper, 35, arrived in a New Jersey courtroom on Wednesday. (Source: POOL/CNN) Kevin Roper, 35, arrived in a New Jersey courtroom on Wednesday. (Source: POOL/CNN)
The trucker in the Tracy Morgan crash The trucker in the Tracy Morgan crash pleads not guilty.  (Source: CNN) The trucker in the Tracy Morgan crash The trucker in the Tracy Morgan crash pleads not guilty. (Source: CNN)

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ (POOL/CNN) - The truck driver involved in a fatal accident that seriously injured comedian Tracy Morgan was in court Wednesday.

Walmart truck driver Kevin Roper pleaded not guilty to all counts stemming from the weekend crash on the New Jersey Turnpike.

Roper is charged with vehicular homicide and assault by auto.

His $50,000 bail still stands.

Comedian James McNair was killed in the accident.

Four others, included former SNL star Tracy Morgan, were hurt.

Authorities say Roper had been awake for more than 24 hours at the time of the crash.

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