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Tracy Morgan, Wal-Mart Settle Lawsuit Over Crash That Killed Peekskill Man

James McNair, 62, of Peekskill, was very involved with the community.
James McNair, 62, of Peekskill, was very involved with the community. Photo Credit: File
A settlement was reached between Wal-Mart and comedian Tracy Morgan.
A settlement was reached between Wal-Mart and comedian Tracy Morgan. Photo Credit: File

PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- Wal-Mart reached a settlement in a civil lawsuit brought by actor and comedian Tracy Morgan after he was seriously injured and Peekskill's James McNair was killed during a collision involving a Wal-Mart driver, reported 7online.com.

McNair, a 62-year-old passenger in Morgan's limo van, was killed when the Wal-Mart truck crashed into the back of the vehicle, leaving Morgan with a broken femur, nose and several broken ribs, according to 7online.com.

A volunteer at the Salvation Army and a worker at the Jan Peek House, McNair was known to put Peekskill first and was thought of as a compassionate and caring member of the community .

Wal-Mart also reached a settlement with the two children of McNair, but neither of the settlements' details were released, reported 7online.com.

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