The Wal-Mart Stores Inc. driver whose truck crashed into a van carrying actor-comedian Tracy Morgan lost a legal bid to halt a lawsuit against the company while criminal charges are pending against him.
Kevin Roper, who is charged with vehicular homicide and assault by auto, may not intervene in a civil lawsuit filed by Morgan and other passengers injured on June 7, a magistrate judge ruled Tuesday in federal court in Trenton, New Jersey.
The crash killed comedian James McNair and seriously injured Morgan.
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