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A Wal-Mart truck driver’s lack of sleep is being blamed for the crash that killed one and left actor Tracy Morgan severely injured. As Morgan recovered in the hospital, officials investigating the crash revealed that the Wal-Mart trucker driver that triggered the accident had not slept in more than 24 hours preceding the accident. Authorities reported that the truck driver failed to slow down for traffic ahead and then swerved to avoid a crash. Instead, the rig crashed into the back of Morgan’s limo. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) more than 750 people die and 20,000 more are injured each year as a result of trucker fatigue.

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