Tracy Morgan Death Hoax: Comedian's Death News Goes Viral after Suffering Serious Injuries in Car Crash
By Sonalee singh | June 11, 2014 7:10 PM EST
Tracy Morgan has been pronounced dead by the Internet. This comes as an insensitive piece of news, especially after the comedian got into a terrible accident and was hospitalized.
Rumours of Morgan's fake death started swirling this week after it came to surface that he has been kept in intensive care unit after being involved in a deadly car accident. To add to the hoax, a video paying homage to the Morgan is also making rounds of the Internet. The caption in the video reads as "R.I.P Tracy Morgan Died Few Minutes Ago In Hospital." The video has used footage from the Morgan's real accident. However, it is advisable not to click on the video as it may contain virus or malware.
The news of Morgan's fake death sent a bout of frenzy amongst his fans. The former was as it is seriously injured when a tractor-trailer crashed into his limo bus on Saturday on the New Jersey Turnpike.
Sadly when Morgan's limo got into a crash, the fellow passenger and comedian James McNair, popularly known as Jimmy Mack passed away. Other people in his limo also got injured.
Morgan has developed various injuries including broken ribs, broken nose and a broken leg. His leg was operated on Sunday, reported Travelers Today. However, there are other rumors which are claiming that Morgan might have to loose his leg.
The comedian's family has refuted all the rumors. Further reports suggest that currently Morgan is in critical but stable state.
Meanwhile, after the rumours of Morgan's death went widespread, there were many of his fans who took to Twitter to express their condolences.
Some of the Twitter reactions are as follows:
Rip Tracy Morgan another great comedian lost! My condolences to the family and friends!
— ItaliaBlaq (@ItaliaBlaq) June 11, 2014
He not dead"@QUEENxMO: Wait you serious
“@phillyfadejeff: RIP TRACY MORGAN” he is not dead. Stop saying he is when he is not. Thanks. — John Grist (@JohnG500) June 11, 2014
Wow. Rip Tracy Morgan. Young people needs to understands cars are weapons
— Taylor ✊ (@Taylor21__) June 11, 2014
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