Tracy Morgan in first interview since crash: ‘Bones heal, but the loss of my friend will never heal’

Nearly a year after the car crash that left him in a coma and killed his friend, Tracy Morgan gave his first interview with Matt Lauer on TODAY and TODAY Show Radio.

“Bones heal, but the loss of my friend will never heal,” Morgan said of the death of fellow comedian James McNair during the emotional conversation.

Morgan talked about his continuing struggles with his injuries and hopes to someday return to comedy.

EW Morning Live’s Jessica Shaw and Sara Vilkomerson reflected on the tragic accident and Morgan’s remarkable recovery:


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