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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. Photo Credit: File
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

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

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

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