NEW YORK (CelebrityAccess) — Comedian Tracy Morgan and the other people injured in a horrific crash with a Wal-Mart truck last year have reached an out-of-court settlement for an undisclosed sum to settle outstanding litigation.
According to Reuters, Morgan, comedian Ardley Fuqua Jr., Morgan's assistant Jeffrey Millea and Millea's wife, Krista, will receive and undisclosed sum. Other terms of the agreement were also undisclosed, as both parties claimed a joint interest in keeping the information confidential.
"Wal-Mart did right by me and my family, and for my associates and their families. I am grateful that the case was resolved amicably," Morgan said in a joint statement with the retailer.
Greg Foran, president and chief executive officer of Walmart U.S. added that the company was deeply sorry for the accident.
Morgan was seriously injured in the accident, suffering a traumatic brain injury and several broken bones. A television series he was working on with FXX was put on hold indefinitely, though the company said the show is still 'in the pipeline.'
Investigators said that the Wal-Mart truck was exceding the speed limit by more than 20mph when it struck the vehicle carrying Morgan and his companions. Comedian James 'Jimmy Mack' McNair was killed in the accident. – Staff Writers