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FILE - This file photo originally provided by the New Jersey State Police shows Kevin Roper, a Wal-Mart truck driver from Georgia, who was charged with death by auto and four counts of assault by auto on the New Jersey Turnpike on June 7, 2014, that left actor-comedian Tracy Morgan and two others critically injured and another man dead. A report on the crash says Roper was speeding before the crash. The preliminary report released Thursday, June 19, by the National Transportation Safety Board says Roper was driving 65 mph at the time of the crash. (AP Photo/New Jersey State Police)

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Actor-comedian Tracy Morgan has been moved from a hospital to a rehabilitation facility as he recovers from a serious auto accident, his spokesman said Friday.

The former star of "30 Rock" is showing signs of improvement but has a long road to full recovery, spokesman Lewis Kay said in an email. Morgan suffered a broken leg and broken ribs in the June 7 crash.

Kay didn't identify the rehab facility where Morgan is staying, saying only that it is in New Jersey.

Morgan's limousine van was hit from behind by a Wal-Mart truck on the New Jersey Turnpike. Morgan's friend James McNair, 62, of Peekskill, New York, was killed and Morgan and two other men were seriously injured.

On Thursday, a report by federal transportation safety investigators said truck driver Kevin Roper was driving 65 mph in the 60 seconds before he slammed into the limo van. The speed limit on that stretch of the turnpike is 55 mph and was lowered to 45 mph that night because of construction.

The report also raised anew questions about Roper's work hours and whether they were in conflict with federal safety guidelines.

The 35-year-old Roper, of Jonesboro, Georgia, has pleaded not guilty to one count of death by auto and four counts of assault by auto.

Roper had been on the job about 13

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